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Pittsburgh City Council Unanimously Passes Anti-War Resolution
by Merton Center Reports Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2003 at 5:19 PM
Pittsburgh City Council unanimously passed a resolution opposing the war on Iraq at their meeting this morning.
I'm happy to announce that as of today, Pittsburgh City Council has
passed a resolution against the war and in favor of diplomacy! The vote was 7-0. Congratulations to the activists in the Merton Center Anti-War
Committee -- Edith Belle who initiated and chaired the group, Nathaniel,
Vikram, Jennifer, Allison and others who helped organize the petitioning and rallies... your excellent work has paid off! This is a reflection of the
strength of the anti-war movement in Pittsburgh and shows that through our persistence and demonstrations, we can make a concrete difference.
Pittsburgh joins at least 124 other cities throughout the country that
have passed similar resolutions (see http://www.citiesforpeace.org for
details). The resolution will be sent to the President of the U.S. and to
the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation. There was ample press there covering the many eloquent speakers against the war, and we think that PCTV will air the meeting tonight at 7:00.
Have a glass of French wine or champagne in celebration! (If you get this
in time, we're having a celebration drink at the Squirrel Hill Cafe on Forbes & Murray starting at 6pm this evening). Onward!
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