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On Wednesday, members of Move On and Veterans for Peace dropped off a petition encouraging the Democratic congressman to vote yes. The activists had planned to rally outside the office, but were invited inside by Ruiz’s staff for a kind of impromptu focus group, during which one man said in frustration: “We know why we’re for it. We don’t know why he’s against it.”
Veterans_For_Peace  Iran 
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Inside the Beltway: Vexed voters go off on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush - Washington Times
“Congress has to vote on the Iran nuclear deal by September 17, and we need your help to ensure that they vote in favor of this historic agreement,” note the organizers from Popular Resistance, Code Pink, Veterans For Peace, National American Iranian Council and Jewish Voice for Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  Iran 
1 minute ago
Ground the Drones - Madison to Volk Field Walk - August 2015 - YouTube
I added a video to a playlist Ground the Drones - Madison to Volk Field Walk - August 2015
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2 days ago
Cold War Protest Relic Comes To Long Beach | Entertainment | gazettes.com
The ship has been restored and was re-launched on June 20 at Eureka, Calif. It sails to different ports, its crew educating the public on the dangers of radiation. One of the groups that helped restore the yacht — Veterans for Peace — uses the vessel as part of its anti-nuclear weapons campaign.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
2 days ago
A call for peace: City activities honor 85-year old treaty outlawing war | Albuquerque Journal News
Also in honor of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, signed in 1928, internationally known CIA agent turned peace activist Ray McGovern visited Albuquerque as part of his work fighting against “out-of-control military spending” and U.S. military policies that he said are undermining American security by causing the deaths of innocent people and fueling terrorism.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NM  Kellogg_Briand_Pact  culture_of_peace 
2 days ago
Demonstrators In Rochester Rally For Iran Nuclear Deal | WXXI News
Lou Montemaggi is with an organization called Veterans for Peace, and he also backs the agreement.

"Negotiated diplomacy is what we support, and we feel that's the one way to avoid conflict with Iran and it is a reasonable resolution and we should support it."
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NY  Iran 
2 days ago
Sen. Susan Collins still mum on Iran nuclear agreement as colleagues stake positions - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
The rally was held as part of the No War With Iran National Day of Action by members of Greater Brunswick PeaceWorks, Peace Action Maine and Veterans for Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_ME  Iran 
2 days ago
FOX 40 WICZ TV - Protesters Urge Hanna to Vote for Iran Deal [8/26/2015] - News, Sports, Weather, Contests and More - Binghamton, NY
Peace activists rallied in front of Congressman Richard Hanna's office in Binghamton to urge him to support the nuclear deal with Iran.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NY  Iran 
2 days ago
Historic peace boat Golden Rule arrives in Marina del Rey Sunday - westsidetoday.com
The Golden Rule Project is calling for an end to nuclear energy as well as nuclear weapons.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
2 days ago
Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupations (480p) - YouTube
I added a video to a playlist Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan Eyewitness Accounts of the
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2 days ago
70+ National Organizations Implore Congress to Support Iran Agreement | No War With Iran
Today, Veterans For Peace joined with over 70 national organizations published an open letter, urging Members of...
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3 days ago
U.S. Compensates Marine Exposed To Toxic Chemicals In '80s : NPR
The horror of Agent Orange and its effects on Vietnam war veterans and Vietnamese citizens is well-documented...
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3 days ago
Iran peace rally set for Wednesday | Political Notebook | Journal Gazette
A peace rally being called "No War With Iran" is planned for noon Wednesday at the Allen County Courthouse Green.

The rally is being sponsored by the Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, Food Not Bombs, Fort Wayne for Peace, Veterans for Peace and Fort Wayne on Fire.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IN  Iran 
5 days ago
Lecture Committee announces fall lineup | Iowa Now
Retired CIA analyst Ray McGovern and former FBI agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley will present “Intelligence not Mistaken but Fixed for War” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City. This lecture is presented in partnership with Veterans for Peace and with support from the Center for Human Rights, Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility, and PEACE Iowa.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IA  whistleblowers 
5 days ago
Protest at Senator Klobuchar’s office on anniversary of Gaza War | Fight Back!
Last summer 2200 Palestinians were massacred, including 519 children, by Israel during its 51-day war on Gaza. Israel receives more than $3 billion in U.S. aid every year and the protest will focus on Senator Amy Klobuchar’s support of this policy.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_WI  Palestine 
5 days ago
Commissioners work to preserve space for Memorial Mile | Gainesville.com
in an effort to preserve a swath of grass on each side of the road where the Gainesville chapter of Veterans for Peace can continue to erect makeshift tombstones annually for Memorial Day weekend.

This Memorial Mile display recognizes individuals who have died while serving in the military in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_FL  Memorial_Day 
5 days ago
Thunderclap: #NoWarWithIran
Tomorrow! Take action by joining the thunderclap and telling Congress to support the
IranDeal  NoWarWithIran  from twitter
5 days ago
Veterans For Peace 30th Anniversary Slideshow - YouTube
Check out the Veterans For Peace 30th anniversary slideshow!
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5 days ago
Untitled (https://60daystostopawar.com/events/)
This Wednesday, August 26th is the national day of action. Members of Veterans For Peace and...
NoWarWithIran  from twitter
6 days ago
Activists rally in Rockville in favor of Iran nuclear deal
Marceau explained that he supports the Iran deal as a way to deter war, something that has quite literally scarred him over the past 45 years.

During Marceau's combat service in 1969-1970, a rocket attack left his left arm and hand partially paralyzed.

"I'm missing my left lung," he added.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MD  Iran 
10 days ago
From Japan to Vietnam, Radiation and Agent Orange Survivors Deserve Justice From the U.S. | Marjorie Cohn
Shinji's daughter, Dr. Akiko Mikamo, told her father's story at the Veterans for Peace convention in San Diego on August 7. She wrote the book, Rising From the Ashes: A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness From Hiroshima.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  convention  nuclear_weapons 
10 days ago
US, UK Invasion of Iraq Behind ISIL Rise – Veterans for Peace / Sputnik International
The United States and Britain’s 2003-2011 occupation of Iraq led to the rise of the Islamic State militant group, the executive director of Veterans for Peace (VFP) organization told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Veterans_For_Peace  ISIS  ISIL 
10 days ago
Juneau's Veterans for Peace "Grow Peace" in downtown Juneau park | Juneau Empire - Alaska's Capital City Online Newspaper
In that drawing was the seed of an idea for “Growing Peace,” a work commissioned by Juneau’s Veterans for Peace and last week installed at the Michael H. Kenny Memorial Peace Park.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_AK  culture_of_peace 
10 days ago
"The Iranian Threat": Who Is the Gravest Danger to World Peace?
"What, in fact, is the Iranian threat? Why, for example, are Israel and Saudi Arabia trembling in fear over that...
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10 days ago
Stop war with Iran
In less than a month, Congress will vote on legislation that threatens to undo the historic nuclear deal with...
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11 days ago
Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice - August Newsletter
Veterans for Peace Albuquerque Invites you to Commemorate the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact with Ray McGovern & Rey...
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12 days ago
Kathy Kelly Awarded 2015 Peace Prize
The US Peace Memorial Foundation has awarded its 2015 Peace Prize to The Honorable Kathy F. Kelly for inspiring...
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12 days ago
Dale Robinson: Church blasts should help to unite community - Silver City Sun-News
I served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. I have a brick at the War Memorial. I am also a member of Veterans for Peace and opposed the war in Vietnam. Outcomes of war are unpredictable. Iraq gave us ISIS.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NM  militarism  Iraq  ISIS 
13 days ago
Letter: Shame on America for deporting U.S. military veterans - Opinion - Journal Star - Peoria, IL
The Veterans For Peace group that I belong to hopes to help them do the necessary paperwork to gain access to the private health care to which they are entitled, since VA facilities are not available to them.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IL  deported_veterans 
13 days ago
FCNL: Online Action Center - Iran: Protect the Deal Before September Vote
Support the by taking action! The biggest war and peace vote of the year is coming in September....
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13 days ago
The Golden Rule Will Return to Humboldt Bay Before Ten-Year U.S. Excursion | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County
“This was our first journey. We plan to stay on the Pacific Coast for a few years,” Condon said. “Maybe eventually we can sail up the Mississippi or the Great Lakes. We’d also love to sail the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts, but we’ll make concrete plans in the coming years.”
Veterans_For_Peace  Golden_Rule  nuclear_weapons 
16 days ago
Let Us Never Repeat the Sin of Nuclear Destruction | Al Jazeera America
Greg Boertje-Obed, a former U.S. Army officer, is a member of Veterans for Peace and co-founder of Transform Now Plowshares, a non-profit interfaith activist group that favors non-violent resistance to nuclear weapons.
Veterans_For_Peace  nuclear_weapons 
17 days ago
Pamela Alma Weymouth: A Vice Admiral and WWII Hero Condemns Nuclear Weapons 70 Years After Nagasaki and Hiroshima - Truthdig
Unable to fully voice his views within a secretive and pro-nuclear military, after his retirement in 1973 he become one of the first members of Veterans for Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  nuclear_weapons 
17 days ago
Hiroshima, Nagasaki remembrance ceremony planned for Sunday | Duluth News Tribune
Organizers say the event also will serve as a call to action to abolish nuclear weapons. Atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, and on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, killing tens of thousands of people.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IA  nuclear_weapons 
17 days ago
Local View: Is a nuclear-free world still possible? | Duluth News Tribune
Philip Anderson of Maple is a member of Veterans for Peace, Chapter 80, Duluth-Superior. Veterans for Peace is a national organization with 140 local chapters that advocates for reduced military spending, avoiding military interventions in other countries, eliminating nuclear weapons and abolishing war.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IA  nuclear_weapons 
17 days ago
Where Does Sanders Stand on Foreign Policy? | Politics | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice
Green Mountain Veterans for Peace spokeswoman Adrienne Knapp said Sanders was "completely wrong" to support an Israeli operation that killed more than 1,400 Palestinian civilians.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_VT  Israel  Palestine 
18 days ago
Photo: Peace offering | Juneau Empire - Alaska's Capital City Online Newspaper
Members of Veterans for Peace install a painted metal sculpture by Juneau artist Jim Fowler at the Bishop Michael H. Kenny Memorial Peace Park on Tuesday.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_AK  culture_of_peace 
18 days ago
VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection | Soldiers For The Cause
I am grateful to Veterans For Peace (VFP) for the life-changing experience they gave me at the VFP 30th Annual Convention recently held in San Diego, CA., and for honoring me with an invitation to speak before the Korea Peace Campaign about projects I’ve done on the Korean Peninsula
Veterans_For_Peace  convention 
18 days ago
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Here are some pictures from last week's convention, posted by associate member Ellen Davidson....
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18 days ago
36 Retired U.S. Generals and Admirals Announce Support of Iran Deal World Haaretz Daily Newspaper Israel News
36 retired U.S. Generals and admirals blushed an open letter yesterday to announce their support of the
IranDeal  from twitter
18 days ago
New documentary about the happiest country on earth comes to Spokane | Spokane County - KXLY.com
Spokane Veterans for Peace invites the public to attend this special showing with the film's producer Professor Matthew Eddy of Minot State University.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_WA  culture_of_peace 
19 days ago
Veterans Remember Nagasaki Victims | FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT | Welcome to FOX 21 Online
The Duluth Chapter of the Veterans for Peace held a memorial in the Japanese Peace Garden in Enger Park to honor the victims of the bombings.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IA  nuclear_weapons 
19 days ago
Talk of the Town  : Times Argus Online
To honor the 70th anniversary of the United States dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, there will be a Peace Walk in downtown Montpelier this evening.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NH  nuclear_weapons 
19 days ago
Concord Marking 70th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing | New Hampshire Public Radio
Co-sponsoring organizations include New Hampshire Peace Action; American Friends Service Committee; New Hampshire Veterans for Peace; Peace with Justice Advocates of the United Church of Christ; Global Zero; and the Social Responsibility Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Manchester.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NH  nuclear_weapons 
19 days ago
The circus is in town, 2015 » pa
The author is a Vietnam veteran and an active member of Veterans for Peace. He originally posted this article as part of his occassional series
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_PA  militarism 
19 days ago
Peace activists gather to mark 70th anniversary of atomic-bomb drop on Japan - News - NorthJersey.com
One of them, Jules Orkin, 76, of Bergenfield, the lone member of the New Jersey chapter of Veterans for Peace in attendance, held his group’s flag in support of those causes, saying later that the decision to drop the atomic bombs couldn’t be justified solely by the saving of American lives.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NJ  nuclear_weapons 
19 days ago
The Case of Alison Weir: Two Palestinian Solidarity Organizations Borrow from Joe McCarthy’s Playbook
Jack Dresser, Ph.D. is National vice-chair, Veterans for Peace working group on Palestine and the Middle East and Co-Director of Al-Nakba Awareness Project in Eugene, Oregon
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_OR  Palestine 
19 days ago
70 Years Later, We Still Haven’t Apologized for Bombing Japan | The Nation
70 Years Later, We Still Haven’t Apologized for Bombing Japan. Instead, we’ve somehow convinced ourselves that...
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25 days ago
Golden Rule peace boat arrives in San Diego - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8
A recently restored, historic boat arrived in San Diego Sunday to take part in the Veterans for Peace 30th Annual National Convention.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
28 days ago
St. Paul commemorates anniversaries with sister city Nagasaki - TwinCities.com
-- Also at the Lyndale Park Peace Garden, near the Spirit of Peace sculpture, a Ceremony of the Cranes with bell-ringing at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, followed by a Ceremony of 11 Bells at 9 a.m. led by Veterans for Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MN  nuclear_weapons 
28 days ago
Old foes Smith and Walsh now share stage in bid to build bridges between communities - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
"Whenever the war is over we have a responsibility as people who were involved in that war to help rebuild relationships that are going to lead to a better society," Walsh said.

He is also involved in a dialogue with former British soldiers who are now part of a group, Veterans For Peace. It also has an event at this year's festival.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_UK 
28 days ago
The Voyage of the Golden Rule
On June 20th 2015 a crowd gathered on the bank of Zerlang & Zerlang Boat Yard in Samoa, California, to witness the launching of the Golden Rule. It was a bright grey afternoon. The Veterans for Peace were still raising money for their voyage to the San Diego annual convention, so they had piles of T-shirts out and everybody was buying commemorative glasses of champagne.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
28 days ago
VFP Syracuse, NY Chapter of VFP Rechartered
Great news! The Syracuse Chapter of Veterans For Peace has officially been re-chartered and is looking forward to...
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4 weeks ago
Article: Ground the Drones And End The Wars | OpEdNews
The four defendants are: Joan Pleune of Brooklyn, Beverly Rice of Manhattan, Ellen Barfield of Baltimore, and Jules Orkin of Bergenfield, New Jersey. Pleune is a former Freedom Rider; Barfield, Rice and Orkin are active with Veterans for Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  drones  civil_disobedience 
4 weeks ago
Vietnam a Half Century Later | Scoop News
Members of the wonderful organization, Veterans For Peace, meanwhile have launched their own educational campaign to counter the Pentagon's atVietnamFullDisclosure.org,
Veterans_For_Peace  Vietnam_Full_Disclosure 
4 weeks ago
Banner year for Reggae on the River with new features
Some of the nonprofits benefitting this year will be Heart of the Redwoods Community Hospice, Fire Departments, Beginnings, Eel River Clean-Up Project, and Veterans For Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  culture_of_peace 
4 weeks ago
Untitled (http://www.ibtimes.com/turkey-formally-signs-deal-open-incirlik-air-base-us-led-coalition-fighting-islamic-2029255)
Turkey and the United States have signed a deal to open the former’s Incirlik air base to the U.S.-led coalition...
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4 weeks ago
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