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LOCAL Announcement :: Protests and Vigils

Camp Casey Coming to St. Louis

Hundreds have gathered in Crawford, Texas in what is called Camp Casey. But on August 31st, the last day of the encampment, those protesters will leave Crawford and begin a three bus tour to Washington DC. The Bring Them Home Now Tour will each carrying military and Gold Star families, veterans of the Iraq War and veterans of previous wars. One of the buses will arrive in St. Louis Saturday, September 3rd and stay until Sunday evening. You can see up to date information at Instead of War or here.
Saturday, September 3rd:
Bring Them Home Now Rally to Greet the Bus
Time: 3:00 p.m
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
       (Olive & 16th Streets, Downtown St. Louis )
Additional Details: There will be a silent procession to Soldier's Memorial (Chestnut & 14th Streets) immediately following the rally at 4:00 p.m.

Dinner for Bus Tour Participants
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
       (Public may attend. Bring your own meal.)

Public Forum with Gold Star Families for Peace, Military Families Speak Out and Iraq Veterans Against the War
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
       (Olive & 16th Streets, Downtown St. Louis)

Sunday, September 4th:
Members of the bus tour to speak at various local churches in the morning.

Sunday Candlelight Vigil to Bring Them Home Now
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Xavier (College) Church at Grand & Lindell
       (Campus of St. Louis University)

Public Forum with Gold Star Families for Peace, Military Families Speak Out and Iraq Veterans Against the War
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Tegeler Hall, Saint Louis University Campus
       (3550 Lindell Ave., one-half block east of Grand/College Church)


Other events & actions may also be scheduled. Watch this space for further details...
 
 

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An inglorious peace is better than a dishonorable war.
-- Mark Twain
Source: "Glances at History" (suppressed)
 

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