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Statewide Peace Rally to Mark Anniversary of US Wars in the Middle East

Statewide Peace Rally to Mark Anniversary of US Wars in the Middle East

Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Why are we continuing the two longest wars in American History?  Iowa’s cost for the Iraq War for just this year is $490 million.

This rally is in solidarity with national rally in Washington, DC on March 19th, led by the Veterans For Peace, and in solidarity with other US rallies to be held on the 19th

Support the troops-bring them home.  Wage Peace.

Scheduled speakers:

  Ed Flaherty - President, Iowa Veterans for Peace

  Rev. Chet Guinn – Iowa Methodist Federation for Social Action

  Kathleen McQuillen – Des Moines American Friends Service Committee

  Brian Terrell (recently returned from Afghanistan) Maloy, IA Catholic Worker

  Mary Hanson-Harrison – DM chapter, Women’s Int’l League for Peace & Freedom

Music by the Raging Grannies                         

Members of Iowa Veterans for Peace, Organizers of the Des Moines Rally

For more info contact: Gil Landolt @ 515 282-8088  peacevet@hotmail.com

Location

Nollen Plaza
3rd and Walnut
Des Moines , IA

Pal youth

Please consider giving a special gift of $100 by June 30th, in recognition of AFSC’s nearly 100 years of building peace!