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Healthcare Not Warfare: PUSH and Merton Center Plan March Together
08/10/2004
The Thomas Merton Center and Pennsylvanians United for Single-Payer Healthcare (PUSH) are joining together to hold a rally and march on Sunday, August 15th 2004 beginning at 12 noon at Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh.

The rally's call, "Healthcare Not Warfare," is meant to remind Pennsylvanians of the tradeoffs that we must make as taxpayers to fund massive wars like the war in Iraq. In addition to the humanitarian cost of war, the thousands of civillian deaths, money that goes to war means less money spent on social programs; while millions of Americans still are uninsured and lack access to quality healthcare, bombs rain down on Baghdad.

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