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Rally Against War With Iran

Courier News / MyCentralJersey.com — Monday, July 14, 2008

By Community Editor Vivian Silvestri

The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA), with regional headquarters in Princeton and 17 chapters in Eastern Pennsylvania and central/southern New Jersey, is planning an Emergency Rally Against War with Iran from 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. on July 21 at the State House Steps, 125 W. State St. in Trenton.

The Emergency Rally is a regional event planned in conjunction with the decentralized nationwide actions coordinated from July 19-21 by United for Peace and Justice, the largest peace and justice coalition in the US, of which CFPA is a member. Confirmed speakers to date include: Dr. Shapoor Vali, an Iranian-American Professor of Economics at Fordham University; Aislinn Bauer, Coordinator of NJ Students for Peace; Ladonna Blount, Organizer, NJ Citizen Action; Bruce Tornari, Vietnam Veteran; The Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director, Coalition for Peace Action and Pastor of East Brunswick Congregational Church.

Carpooling from Princeton to the Rally will be at 11:15 AM from the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street (Rite Aid End). The public is invited, and further information can be obtained at www.peacecoalition.org or by calling 609-924-5022.

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