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150 protest war and weaponization of space in Portland

From the open publishing newswire: Today, about 150 people gathered in Terry Schrunk Plaza for a rally called "THE CHOICE IS OURS: WAR IN SPACE OR PEACE ON EARTH". Portland Peaceful Response Coalition organizers brought the big pile of colorful NO WAR signs that everyone's been seeing everywhere lately. The rally featured music and speakers on the topic of peace and the weaponization of space.

Reception from drivers was overwhelmingly positive, with negative comments (or gestures) outnumbered by a ratio of at least two dozen to one. This is an amazing difference from the climate six to ten months ago, when peace protests garnered more or less equal negativity and positivity, with the majority making no comment. Now the number of people being negative or silent has fallen, and more people are supportful all the time. This country is not in favor of this war. [ Read more... ]