[HCCN] Fwd: RALLY IN PORTLAND, Nov. 6
JUDY at ROBBINSandROBBINS.com
Wed Nov 4 20:39:07 EST 2009
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Steve Burke <sburke at midcoast.com>
> THE TIME IS NOW!
> RALLY FOR PEACE! RALLY FOR DEMOCRACY!
> On November 6, 2009 Mainers will demonstrate their commitment to
> peace and justice, to an end to war, to recreating a healthy
> nation. On that date a Rally will be held on Monument Square,
> Portland at 5 PM and will feature David Swanson, co-founder of the
> After Downing Street Coalition, a leading activist who is well-
> known in Maine. The Rally is being co-sponsored by Veterans for
> Peace - Chapter #001, Code Pink of Maine, Peace Action Maine,
> Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,
> Waterville Area Bridges for Peace and Justice, and the Peace and
> Justice Center of Eastern Maine.
> Joining David Swanson on the speakers' platform will be widely
> known activists for Peace: Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global
> Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space; Dud Hendrick,
> President of Veterans For Peace, Chapter #001; Lisa Savage, CODE
> PINK MAINE Local Coordinator.
> Hana Maris, singer/songwriter, peace activist along with Joan Fox,
> vocalist, will share their music to inspire and motivate those in
> There is still time for additional organizations to join as co-
> sponsors. All individuals, and organizations, are urged to forward
> this announcement to their organization and individual mailing
> lists. The issues that energized us in the past have not gone
> away; they have not been resolved and in many instances have become
> increasingly severe in their consequences.
> All Troops Home from Afghanistan/Pakistan and Iraq - NOW! Jobs and
> Health Care, Not War and WMDs! Bring Maine National Guard Home -
> NOW! No DRONES in Maine.
> Come to the Rally and demonstrate your concern and commitment with
> your body. If we are to achieve our goals, we must publicly
> demonstrate we mean it!
> Immediately following the conclusion of the Rally at 6 PM, David
> Swanson will go to the Longfellow Bookstore, just a few yards away,
> and do a Book Signing of his recently published work, DAYBREAK:
> Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union.
> David will speak about his book and be available for a Q & A. Plan
> to attend both events.
> This is your opportunity to demonstrate that the people of Maine
> are not going to quietly accept the direction in which our country
> is headed.
> REMEMBER NOVEMBER 6, 2009
> MONUMENT SQUARE, PORTLAND 5 PM
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