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130+ Organizations Endorse Peace Rally

More organizations are endorsing even as this is posted.
Sponsors for the January 18th peace march now include Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Portland Peaceful Response Coalition, Peace & Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group, American Friends Service Committee, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Families for Peace , Portland Metro Chapter of the Pacific Green Party, Oregon PeaceWorks, Catholic Archdiocese of Portland's Office of Justice & Peace, Metanoia Peace Community, Jews for Global Justice,
Women in Black, East Timor Action Network/Portland, War Resisters League-Portland, Peace and Social Concerns Committee of the Multnomah Meeting of Friends (Quakers), Pride at Work, Unitarian Universalists Economic Justice Action Group, Student Activism Alliance(Portland Public Schools), Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, Palestine Action Group, Christ the Healer - United Church of Christ, Magical Activism Cluster, Living Earth, Alliance for Democracy-Portland Chapter, Portland Alliance, Reedwood Friends Church, Peace and Social Justice Center of Southwest Washington, PSU Progressive Student Union, East Side Democratic Club, Bridgeport United Church of Christ, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Jesuit Spirituality Center, St. Clare Catholic Church, Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon, Sisters of Charity-BVM, Franciscan Friars, Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, Franciscan Spiritual Center-West, St. Andrews Catholic Church, Benedictine Sisters of Mt. Angel, Trappist
Monks of Guadalupe (Lafayette), Servite Friars, St. Mary's Catholic Church
(Corvallis), CAUSA (Oregon Immigrant Rights Coalition), PCUN (Northwest Tree
Planters and Farm Workers Union), Alternatives to War (Corvallis), Peace and
Justice Commission of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Mission of the Atonement Social Concerns Committee, Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Society of Jesus-Oregon Province (Jesuits), Survivors Advocating for an Effective System, St. Clare Fraternity-Secular Franciscans, St. Pius X Catholic Church, NAACP, Friends of Voices in the Wilderness/Portland, National Lawyers Guild - Portland, Portland National
Organization for Women (NOW), Oregon Peace Institute, Bridge City Preparative Meeting (Quakers), North Coast Peace Coalition, Islamic Center of Portland - Masjed As-Saber, United Church of Christ-Justice and Peace Action Network, Citizens Commission on Human Rights, Koinonia Catholic Community, and Sisters of the Road Café.

Endorsers include Portland Jobs with Justice, Ainsworth United Church of Christ, Sisters in Action for Power, Northwest Veterans for Peace, SisterSpirit, Rainbow Coalition of Portland, Oregon, Palestine Arab-American Association, Labor Coalition for Peace, Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women, School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch), St. Andrews Catholic Church, St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church, Muslim Community Center, street roots, Friends of Sabeel - North America, Friends of Peace and Justice in the Holy Land, Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre, Clark County Greens, Campaign for Peace with Cuba, Peace & Justice Team of Social Action Committee of Michael Servetus Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vancouver, Washington, Eugene PeaceWorks, Eugene Justice Not War, Central Coast Patriots for Peace, Yamhill Valley PeaceMakers, Military Tax Resistance of Lane County, Central Oregon Not in Our Name, Marion Polk Green Party, Dignity Village, Southern Oregon Economic Development Coalition,
Adelante Mujeres, University of Portland Peacemakers, Farmworker Housing Development Corporation, Community Alliance of Tenants, Neighborhood Pride Team, First Congregational Church, Progressive Responses, a program of CALC of Lane County., Columbia River Fellowship for Peace, Che-Leila Youth Brigades USA Chapter, Tikkun Olam (Social Action) Committee of Congregation P'nai Or, Silverton People for Peace, In Other Words - Womens Books and Resources, Wy' East Unitarian Universalists For Peace, WAND of Lane County, Red and Black Café, Socialist Party of Oregon, Laughing Horse Books, Reed Student Peace Action Network, Oregon Wildlife Federation, Northeast Youth Peace Club, No Endrun Committee, Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, Cross Border Labor Organizing Coalition, Ashland Peace House, Northwest
Federation of Community Organizations, Oregon Action, Citizen Democracy Watch of Florence, Flowers on the Streets, Flying Focus Video Collective (Media endorser), Shelter Development Committee (Medford), Love Makes a Family, ILWU Local 5 Executive Board, Islamic Center of Southwest Washington, Changeworks Press, Black Monday Committee, ASPSU Student Senate, Islamic Society of Southwest Washington, Muslim Community
Center of Northeast Portland, Voz (Worker Rights Education Project ), Veterans for Peace, Portland Campus Christian Ministry, and PSU MEChA.

Peace Shmally!! 17.Jan.2003 23:56

Monga!

Who gives a damn! I feel all this changes nothing! Iraq war is on the way as planned by Bush-wacker and company over 2 yrs. ago. 9-11 is the super excuse and all the noise is just static to the powers that unfortunately be.
It will be great entertainment to hear the roars though, but the above facts remain. :)~ ---with love from a cynical youth

cults? 03.Feb.2004 16:40

wanna live

chruches and relgions are scary nowadays. You cant tell the differnece between a group of evil cult members who want to kill people that dont agree with their wacky beliefs. I wish that fake churches wolud not be allowed to particapate in something that is promoting exaclty what they are secertly against. I found this out the hard way. Trust someone whos lucky to be alive right now. I still have the balls to let others know so they can be more aware of the "chruches" they assume means what they say but later find out their to murder someone.War is oppsite of peace. It should be somehow morally recongized that some particapants have evil dark motives exacly what peace is not so what can you do about while keeping peace.