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Sat. 10/26: Chicago Protest - No War on Iraq!

Can't make it to DC on October 26? Then come downtown and let your voice be heard. Oppose the Bush War on Iraq!
When: Noon • Saturday • Oct. 26
Where: Federal Plaza, Jackson & Dearborn, Chicago
Iraq under Embargo: Kamal Dying. Photography by Alan Pogue

The U.S. embargo of Iraq has killed more than a million people in the last ten years – half of whom are children – from bombing, disease, malnutrition, lack of medicine, polluted water and environmental damage. A stepped-up war will further decimate an already devastated civilian population, and cost the American people hundreds of billions of dollars that could be used to fund healthcare, housing, jobs and environmental protection. We’ve already been at war with the people of Iraq for a decade. It’s time for it to end.

Oppose the Bush war on Iraq.

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

When: Noon • Saturday • Oct. 26

Where: Federal Plaza, Jackson & Dearborn, Chicago

Click here for PDF Flyer.

Convened by the Committee of 100, an interfaith group of local pastors and priests from the Chicagoland area who have each committed to mobilize 100 people from their congregations on October 26th against the war in Iraq. Program Committee: Rev. Walter L Coleman, Rev. Oscar Carrasco, Father Larry Dowling, Father Mike Pfleger; Rev Thomas Jackson, Rev. Paul Jakes; Father Raul Martinez; Rev. Myron McCoy, Father Mike Shanahan, Rev. Hycel Taylor.

- Organizations wishing to endorse this action online can post their endorsement in the comments section below this article.

Endorsers (list in formation): ACORN, American Friends Service Committee, Chicago Anti-Bashing Network, Chicago Coalition Against War & Racism, American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee/Chicago Chapter, Palestinian American Community Center, Free Palestine Alliance, Nation of Islam, 8th Day Center for Justice, Pax Christi, A.N.S.W.E.R., Chicagoans Against the War on Iraq, Neighbors For Peace, Southwestern Community Coalition, Pueblo Sin Fronteras, Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Arab American Media Guild, Palestinian American Council.

For more information, call 773-782-8464. Labor donated.

 
 

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