Demonstration for “No War on Iran” Friday, August 3rd

Join us this Friday, August 3 for “Tell Congress: No War on Iran” Demonstration on the corner of NW Expressway & Penn Ave (intersection SW of Penn Square Mall). The event, organized by the Americans Against the Next War coalition* that recently placed billboards in the Metro area, will begin at 4pm and last until 6, but participants are encouraged to come for any amount of time in that period.

We will have shade tents, water, banners with the billboard art and placards for each corner and our inventory of Honk For Peace, etc, signage. Folks are needed to hold the banners.

Some of the News Media on the Billboards:

TV News video: AntiWar Billboards in OKC KAUT-TV, Freedom-43

CNN-iReport (a photo of the billboard and news story text)

*The Peace House is a member of the AANW coalition.

Here is the press release for this event. Feel free to share it.

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Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba

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VOICE Prayer Service in Oklahoma City for fair and compassionate immigration law

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Border deaths prompt call for investigation, and justice

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