Tuesday, February 20, 2007

AFSC / War - period ended 2,15.2007

Two different points of view in a Red State:

AFSC/War/Iraq/Boots/Combat boots on UA Mall show war's cost/FOX11AZ.com/Tucson/AZ/USA/4-Feb-07//... because the bottom line is we all have suffered losses," said Caroline Isaacs of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker social justice group. ...

AFSC/War/Iraq/Boots/Soldier's family walks out/Tucson Citizen/Tucson/AZ/USA/2-Feb-07//The display - "Eyes Wide Open: The Human Cost of War" - is sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker social justice organization, Organizers had sent Byrd's family an invitation, assuring them that the traveling display would not be a protest or demonstration. But when Jessica Pettit, a UA student who helped organize the event, referred to soldiers as "death machines," the family turned and left.
The event is not intended to be political or moral, Pettit said.
"I don't want to bring morality into it. . . . It's not about morality or politics," she said.
She called the display a "tiny dose" of reality that can help others understand the cost of the war.


AFSC/War/Iraq/Boots/Boots represent fallen US soldiers/The Register-Mail/Galesburg/IL/USA/13-Feb-07//The exhibit, called "Eyes Wide Open," is a traveling memorial put together by the American Friends Service Committee, a pacifist Quaker organization. Knox College's Alliance for Peaceful Action worked with AFSC to bring the exhibit to Galesburg for a two-day stint. It will be on display today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

AFSC/War/Iraq/Boots/Boots of dead beckon for peace/Knoxville News Sentinel/Knoxville/TN/USA/13-Feb-07/AP/... and Afghanistan and are part of the traveling Eyes Wide Open campaign sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker peace organization. ...

AFSC/War/Iraq/Politics and Economics/On the town meeting ballot: Iraq/Concord Monitor/Concord/NH/USA/5-Feb-07//A Quaker-based organization, the American Friends Service Committee, encouraged Vermont residents to submit the articles at their town meetings, ...


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