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Thursday Candlelight Vigil

Pioneer Courthouse Square (54 registered participants)
Portland, OR
Downtown Portland bordered by Broadway and 6th on the east and west sides and Yamhill and Morrison on the north and south sides. Take the MAX!
Thursday, September 9, 08:00 PM
Americans in Oregon Will Come Together to Honor the Fallen and Demand an End to the War

A painful milestone has been reached: 1,000 American servicemen and servicewomen have been killed as a result of our nation’s attack on Iraq. Another 7,000 young Americans have been wounded, and as many as 13,000 Iraqis have died as a result of America’s war. Without a plan to bring our troops safely home, more young men and women will have their lives ended in this tragic folly.

TrueMajority members joined with millions of others last year in trying to prevent this unnecessary war. Now it’s time to honor the victims of this failed policy and draw attention to the futility of this war in an effort to hasten its end.

The Win Without War coalition that sponsored last year’s historic candlelight vigil is organizing another vigil to honor the war dead in commemoration of the 1,000th American casualty. The vigil will take place THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, at 8:00 PM.

Across our nation, people will come together in public parks, at the steps of city halls, outside places of worship and at countless other community places to express our sorrow and to demand that our government level with us about how this killing will stop.

To find an existing vigil in your community in OR , or to create a new one, go to  http://action.moveon.org/vigil/ .



Ben
True Majority


P.S. To learn more about

the fallen American soldiers, visit  http://www.antiwar.com/casualties/list.php
Iraqi casualties, visit  http://www.iraqbodycount.net/
Win Without War’s efforts to end this war, visit  http://www.WinWithoutWarUS.org
I'll be there... 08.Sep.2004 16:18

Humphrey

support this!!!!

see ya there 08.Sep.2004 17:18

red suspenders

I'll be there

In Solidarity From Klamath Falls 08.Sep.2004 22:44

union brother Kyle Haines

KLAMATH BASIN PEACE FORUM

Candlelight Vigil for Peace to Mourn 1,000 Troops Killed in Iraq

8:00pm, Thursday, September 9th

Klamath County Courthouse Memorial

316 Main Street, Klamath Falls,

Go to the Rogue Independent Media Center Website to see this full posting:  http://www.rogueimc.org/en/2004/09/3187.shtml


In Eugene 08.Sep.2004 23:02

peace

at the federal bldg. 8pm

Also SE Portland 09.Sep.2004 06:56

pp

At 33rd/Belmont.

Ground rules:

Our vigils will be simple and dignified. Together, we'll
acknowledge the sacrifice made by the 1,000 brave American men
and women who have given their lives in Iraq.

We'll gather at 8:00 P.M., and stand in a circle, silently, for
45 minutes or so, holding candles -- safely away from anything
that could catch fire.

It is a time to silently honor our fallen soldiers, and to
reflect on the situation in Iraq where 114,000 American troops
are now serving, and the events and decisions that led to them
being stationed there.

This is not a rally. Although we may be moved emotionally by our
shared reflection and acknowledgement, this is not the place for
speeches or announcements.

Please be sure to bring a candle for yourself, and an extra one or
two -- in case others forget.

Please also take a minute to print out a placard or two, and bring
them:  http://action.moveon.org/vigil/content/placards.html

Bring a digital camera if you have one. We'd love to get a picture
or two of your vigil. You can upload pictures at:

 http://action.moveon.org/vigil/photo/?id=-472679-q6w.F8JmZQJYc27EOiwARA