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Commentary :: Peace & War

Bring Them Home Now Tour visits Richmond

Almost 75 people gathered Monday night for the Bring the Troops Home Now Tour’s Town Hall Meeting at Asbury United Methodist Church.

As people who have served in Iraq or relatives of them, every member of the tour told highly personal, often emotional stories of their own or their family’s first-hand experience with the war on Iraq. The message every speaker conveyed was that our troops should come home now, and that all of us who oppose the war on Iraq have a duty to speak out – starting this Saturday, September 24th in Washington D.C.

Charlie Anderson, a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, summed this message up as the final speaker of the evening when he said “If we miss out on the 24th, we’ll miss our appointment with history.?
 

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