Tag Archives: Veterans for Peace

Vets For Peace: Contact Chuck And Joni ASAP

Action alert from Ed Flaherty, Veterans for Peace Chapter #161 The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is being considered now in the US Senate. It looks like it will be debated on the Senate floor on Nov. 29th. I frankly … Continue reading

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Armistice Day Observance

Armistice Day Observance The “WAR TO END ALL WARS” ended 103 years ago, on November 11, 1918 On that day, people around the world rejoiced at the promise of peace. Armistice Day is a day to promote peace and to … Continue reading

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Niazy, Hale, Warnagiris And Our Endless War

Veteran Decries Inconsistent Justice by Ed Flaherty The story of Zalmay Niazy of Iowa Falls has been well-publicized.  He was an interpreter for U.S. forces in Afghanistan for several years, has lived in Iowa Falls for several years, where he … Continue reading

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Armistice Day Observance To Be Held On Zoom

Armistice Day message from Ed Flaherty: Veterans For Peace, Chapter 161 is holding space with a traditional Armistice Day Observance on Zoom. You are invited to be there with us as we celebrate the peace that the world felt at … Continue reading

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Reclaim Armistice Day

It’s probably just as well the 45th president cancelled his military parade and commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Armistice Day was born and designated as “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and … Continue reading

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Veterans Condemn Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Policy

Veterans For Peace strongly condemns Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy, the imprisonment of children, and criminalization of undocumented immigrants. Our immigration laws and enforcement tactics have long been at a crisis point and we are now witnessing even more draconian … Continue reading

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Iraq Peace Vigil, Fifteen Years Later

Action alert by Ed Flaherty – Please join Veterans For Peace and PEACE Iowa at the Clinton St/Iowa Ave entrance to the Pentacrest in Iowa City at 5:30 – 6:00 PM on Monday, March 19th for a 15-Year Peace Vigil. … Continue reading

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It’s Not Memorial Day

We can end the witch hunt because it’s been found in the person of Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer. I had hoped our first female speaker would be different from other politicians. Those hopes were dashed as she proved herself … Continue reading

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Veterans March At Standing Rock

Take a minute and honor these warriors by being a witness to the struggle.  

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Veterans for Peace Sponsor Armistice Day Observance

Bells worldwide were rung on the 11th month, the 11th day, at 11 a.m. in 1918 to celebrate and recognize the ending of WWI, “the war to end all wars. ” To commemorate that peaceful pledge, bells were rung around … Continue reading

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