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Ignite Peace in Horsham…(Restart) Protest at drone war remote command, Horsham Air Guard & Emergency Response Protest: Portland, Chicago…Not There…Not Here…Not Anywhere: TRUMP’S TROOPS OUT! NO WAY! USA!!

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Portland, Chicago…Not There…Not Here…Not Anywhere:
TRUMP’S TROOPS OUT! NO WAY! USA!!
Saturday, July 25, Noon – 2p.m., the Brandywine Peace Community plans to hold the first demonstration in six months at the drone war command operation located in the Horsham Air Guard Station, Route 611/Easton & County Line Roads, in Horsham, PA. U.S. drone warfare around the world continues daily, despite the worldwide Pandemic which has prevented outdoor protests since last February.
The Brandywine Peace Community in now adding Trump’s recent “Federal troop” movements to Saturday’s protest demonstration with the message:  Portland, Chicago…Not There…Not Here…Not Anywhere: TRUMP’S TROOPS OUT!  NO WAY! USA!!
Trump is dispatching  and threatening to dispatch “troops” to Democratic-run cities across the country.  So people are invited to participate in Saturday’s demonstration in Horsham and to stand with Mayor Ted Wheeler, a Democrat, of Portland, who was among peaceful protesters tear-gassed Wednesday evening in Oregon’s largest city.  After yelling “Black Lives Matter”, Wheeler greeted the crowd saying “I want to thank the thousands of you who have come out to oppose the Trump administration’s occupation of this city.  In response to Trump’s threats to send troops to Chicago, its Mayor, Lori Lightfoot (D) said: Mr. President or not—I don’t care one bit what your name is. I will not allow troops in Chicago, and I will do everything in my power to stop you.” 
Trump has a whole list of cities with Democratic mayors that are on his threat list. In Philadelphia, Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krassner had equally strong responses to Trump’s threat to send troops to Philly.  More here at Democracy Now.
Masks for participants are mandatory. 
Social distancing and nonviolence will be practiced.
We’re asking people to bring a folding chair
and to sit in order to help with social distancing.   
Bring sunscreen and water.  As usual, banners and posters provided.
Stop Trump’s Wars and Walls of Hate. 
End White Supremacy  Refuse Fascism 
Oust Trump
Brandywine Peace Community, P.O. Box 29674, Phila., PA 19144
tele: 215-843-4827    www.brandywinepeace.com

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Ignite Peace in Horsham…(Restart) Protest at drone war remote command, Horsham Air Guard

Saturday, July 25, at noon, the Brandywine Peace Community plans to hold the first demonstration in six months at the drone war command operation at the Horsham Air Guard Station, Route 611/Easton & County Line Roads. U.S. drone warfare around the world continues daily, despite the worldwide Pandemic which has prevented outdoor protests since last February.
Masks for participants are mandatory.  Social distancing and nonviolence will be practiced. We’re asking people to bring a folding chair in order to maintain social distancing.    As usual, banners and posters provided.
On July 25, demonstrators will show their support for the UN Secretary-General’s Appeal for a global ceasefire, including air strikes and drone attacks, along with our ongoing appeal to stop all PA drone war operations, the heart of which is the remote command operation at the Horsham Air Guard Station. The Brandywine group has been conducting their  protest campaign in Horsham since the remote drone war command operation was announced in the spring of 2013.
In support of the Black Lives Matter movement the Brandywine Peace Community is calling for an end to drone operations as they relate to the militarization of domestic policing and surveillance.
Our plans, of course, are contingent on the awful will of the coronavirus pandemic and necessary health guidelines   So please check with website the day before the demonstration to make sure that plans are proceeding .

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*Saturday, December 28, Noon – 2p.m., Protest the drone war command operation at the Horsham PA Air National Station, Route 611/Easton & County Line Roads, Horsham, PA. *

Tell PA Governor Tom Wolf: BAN PA DRONE WAR OPERATIONS!

The heart of drone war operations in Pennsylvania lies at the Horsham Air National Guard Station.

Protest the Continuing Policy of U.S.  Endless War and Killer Drones.

Trump Ramped Up Drone Strikes in America's Shadow Wars

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Philadelphia Regional Anti-War Network

One of the country’s 12 drone command centers is now operating at the Horsham Air Guard Station

https://www.theintell.com/article/20160407/NEWS/304079778

Banners, signs aplenty, nearby parking, stand, sit (bring a chair), make a song, speak-out.  IGNITE PEACE!

“Therefore Choose Life, so that you and your children may live.”
(Book of Deuteronomy)

Dear Drone Operators: Just Walk Away; Stop the Killing! Peace, Your Neighbors

And furthermore,,,

Appeal to the Governor of Penna., the civilian head of PA Air National Guard
*Tell PA Governor Tom Wolf, : BAN PA DRONE WAR OPERATIONS!
Governor Wolf can really do something to stop drone warfare.

“Our appeal is that the PA Air National Guard be removed and banned from all participation in U.S. drone war policy, domestically and/or around the world. This appeal includes but is not limited to the drone war remote command operation at Horsham Air Guard Station, and to training of drone war computer pilots (operators), and stationing of drones for training at Fort Indian Town Gap headquarters of the PA National Guard and PA Air National Guard. The killing must stop. Let it begin here in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, called by its founder, William Penn, ‘a divine experiment’.”

See Nick Mottern’s piece in KnowDrones.org piece on this recent step for bringing the PA Governor to account for the PA Air National Guard’s hosting and participation in ongoing drone warfare operations internationally, domestically, and throughout Pennsylvania. https://www.knowdrones.com/updates/2019/4/3/taking-drone-war-protest-to-the-state-level

For more informatiion, call the Brandywine Peace Community, 484-574-1148

Nonviolence Discipline for Demonstration Participants
To assist in the unity of demonstration participants, and to project justice, our humanity, and moral message:
1. We will not carry weapons.
2. We will not vandalize or destroy property.
3. We will not use or carry alcohol or illegal drugs.
4. We will not run or make threatening motions.
5. We will not insult, swear at, or attack anyone, refraining, in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from “the violence of fist, tongue, or heart.”
6. We will not assault, verbally or physically, those who oppose or disagree with us.
7. Our attitude, conveyed through our words, symbols and actions, will be one of peace, openness, and respect toward everyone.
8. We will remain focused on the message of the demonstration, cooperate with the planning of the demonstration, and help maintain its nonviolent discipline.
9. If an individual has a serious disagreement with the organizers of the action that cannot be resolved, the individual will withdraw from the action.
10. We will maintain — in word and deed — our nonviolent resolve for peace and justice.

Initiated by the Brandywine Peace Community, the nonviolent campaign to stop the drone war command operation has the endorsement of the following groups and activists: Bryn Mawr Peace Coalition; BuxMont Coalition for Peace Action; Catholic Peace Fellowship; Coalition for Peace Action (Princeton, NJ); Death Walk Against Drones; LEPOCO (Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern); Germantown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers); Global Women’s Strike/Phila.; Granny Peace Brigade—Philadelphia; Green Party of Philadelphia; Greens of Montgomery and Bucks County; Main Line Peace Action; Pacem in Terris (Wilmington, DE); Payday men’s network/Phila.; Peace & Justice Ministry of St. Vincent’s Roman Catholic Church in Germantown; Philly Against War; Peace Center of Delaware County; Philadelphia Catholic Worker; Shalom House/Circle of Hope; Veterans for Peace; Vietnam Veterans Against the War; Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF), Phila-Delco.

Background
March 2013 the U.S. Air Force announced, along with local, state, and federal officials, plans to establish a drone war command center within the 111th Fighter Wing of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, at Horsham Air National Guard Station.

The purpose of the drone war command center in Horsham is remote-controlled killing. From Horsham, computer piloted “Reaper” drones are directed to targets thousands of miles away.

These attack drones carry deadly Hellfire missiles and laser-guided bombs that are fired by computer “pilot” command from the U.S. against people in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, and Somalia. Drone strikes have killed thousands of people, mostly civilians and children whose images and faces may have appeared on the pilot’s computer monitor.

The multi-million-dollar drone command center in Horsham is a central part of the growing network of drone bases, training sites, and command centers, crisscrossing the U.S, funded by billions of U.S. tax dollars, and enabling remote-controlled drone strikes around the world.

Millions in federal dollars were appropriated in October 2013 for the drone command center at the Horsham Air Guard Station, which became fully operational in 2016 and is now conducting drone killing ‘missions’ from Horsham, PA.
https://theintercept.com/drone-papers/

More on drone warfare, see www.knowdrones.com

‘Meet the Reaper’, the MQ-9 Reaper DroneUnmanned, remote-controlled, 66 foot wingspan, 4,900 lbs., 230 mph cruise speed, 1,150-mile range, 50,000 max. altitude, $53.5 million (FY 2006 dollars)=cost of four aircraft with sensors, (not counting weaponry and remote-control technology)
Reaper Weaponry: Hellfire Missiles (Lockheed Martin); Paveway/GBU-38 Laser-Guilded Bombs (Raytheon)

Details

Date:
July 25
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Brandywine Peace Community
Phone:
484-574-1148
Website:
www.brandywinepeace.com

Venue

Horsham PA Air Guard Station
Route 611 and County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Website:
www.brandywinepeace.com