Peace Coalition Peace and Justice Vigil: Massive Blank Check for Endless War
January 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
PEACE COALITION PEACE AND JUSTICE VIGIL SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 2020
“MASSIVE BLANK CHECK” FOR ENDLESS WAR: 2020 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTORIZATION ACT
The Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois Monthly Vigil for Peace and Justice will be held Saturday, January 4, Noon to 1 P.M. at the corner of Illinois Ave. and Main Street in Carbondale. Appropriate signs will be provided, but all are invited to bring their own. The Peace Coalition Monthly Meeting will follow the Vigil at Cristaudo’s Café and Bakery.
A joint statement released by a collection of human rights, anti-war, nuclear constraint and environmental groups decrys the 2020 defense spending bill: “This bill authorizes $738 billion in Pentagon dollars with almost nothing to constrain the Trump administration’s erratic and reckless foreign policy. It is a blank check for endless wars and fuel for the further militarization of U.S. foreign policy. Contact Georgeann 618-521-4239.