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RECLAIM “ARMISTICE DAY” DEFUSE NUCLEAR WAR, PHILA., PA, 6th & Market Sts.
November 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
a note to participants
Coming to the RECLAIM ARMISTICE Day Vigil & Bell-Tolling (see below)? You’ve probably heard tomorrow’s weather forecast for Philadelphia. It calls for warm temperatures, some winds, and morning showers while we’re in front of the Federal Building in the morning. There is a slight building overhang that in demonstrations over the years has provided some protection from the rain. Nonetheless, if you’ll be there tomorrow morning, you should dress accordingly and bring an umbrella. Also, bring your folding chair if you wish to sit. See you later this morning if you can make it. Remember, concern about your health is primary. Peace, bob
…”After World War II, the U.S. Congress decided to rebrand November 11 as Veterans Day. Honoring the warrior quickly morphed into honoring the military and glorifying war. Armistice Day was flipped from a day for peace into a day for displays of militarism”…”Over one hundred years ago the world celebrated peace as a universal principle. The first World War had just ended and nations mourning their dead collectively called for an end to all wars. Armistice Day was born and was designated as “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated.” “…After World War II, the U.S. Congress decided to rebrand November 11 as Veterans Day. Honoring the warrior quickly morphed into honoring the military and glorifying war. Armistice Day was flipped from a day for peace into a day for displays of militarism
(from Veterans for Peace national website, https://www.veteransforpeace.org)
Be sure to read: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/armistice-day
Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month…ARMISTICE DAY
NOVEMBER 11, 10A.M., PHILADELPHIA, OLE CITY, 6TH & MARKET STREET,
PHILADELPHIA FEDERAL COURTHOUSE , ACROSS FROM LIBERTY BELL AND INDEPENDENCE HALL
RECLAIM ARMISTICE DAY – VIGIL FOR PEACE, BANNERS, READINGS,
BELL-TOLLING BEGINS AT 11A.M.
NUCLEAR WEAPONS ARE THE ULTIMATE EXPRESSION OF MILITARISM!
RECLAIM ARMISTICE DAY…DEFUSE NUCLEAR WAR. SAY NO TO NUKES