Monday, January 01, 2007

Local vigils today marking 3000th GI death in Iraq

Unfortunately more American (and Iraqi) deaths are ringing in the New Year.  There will be protests January 1st in Raleigh and Chapel Hill.  Below is a message with details posted on the NC Peace and Justice Coalition's listserve.  May the anti-war movement have many successes this year, so that there is peace, or at least improvement, in Iraq and around the world by this time next winter. 
Fw: The US military death total in Iraq has reached 3000, according to
A Raleigh vigil will be held at the United Community Church, corner of Wade Avenue and Dixie
Trail, tomorrow, Monday, January 1, 2007, from 6 to 7 pm.
Please bring any old pairs of shoes you may have for the program. We need to be together and
gather strength to fight this illegal occupation and bring our troops home. If  you need to contact
me before the vigil my cell is [ ].
A total of 918 US troops died this year so far.
Orange County: Let's gather at Peace and Justice Plaza, corner of East Franklin and Henderson
Streets, 5 to 6 PM, January 1, 2007.  Take a candle and/or signs. [ ]