Tax Day Protest in Des Moines

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

AFSC's budget banner, showing the majority of U.S. discretionary spending going to the Pentagon, shows up outside a middle school slated for closure in Des Moines.

Photo: 
Jon Krieg

Tues., Apr. 15, 4 p.m., Tax Day Protest.  Federal Building, located at 210  Walnut. Taxes:  Who pays them and who doesn’t?  Who writes our tax policies?  What could we fund, if we stopped using tax money for the weapons industry? 

Featuring the Raging Grannies!

Sponsors: AFSC, AFSCME Retiree Chapter 61,  Catholic Peace Ministry, Iowa  Alliance for Retired Americans, Iowa Citizen Action Network, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, Methodist Federation for Social Action, Progress Iowa, South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO; Women's  International League for Peace and Freedom, Des Moines branch

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