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A Call to Conscience Rings Out to Elected Officials

The National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance is issuing its "Call to Conscience" this winter. As followers of a great nonviolence tradition, we believe we must in a clear and nonviolent voice speak truth to power. The most effective way for us to do will be to hold face to face meetings with our elected representatives, demand an end to the war and occupation of Iraq and thereby stop any further needless slaughter of the men and women who proudly wear our nation's military uniforms.

The National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR), the primary organizer of the highly successful and historic nonviolent civil resistance
action at the White House on September 26, 2005, now calls on all people of good conscience opposed to the war and occupation of Iraq to demand their representatives -- in truth their employees -- act. Should they remain intransigent and continue to fund this administration's failed and immoral policies of imperialism fueled by lies, we urge antiwa…

Call to Conscience

Rep. Moran had a town hall meeting this evening with featured guest, Rep. Murtha. Murtha has gained a lot of fame as a hawk now speaking out against the war and occupation of Iraq. Well, I couldn't get in, as I got there at 7:03PM (it started at 7) and nearly a hundred of us were told the space was filled to capacity and the fire marshals were on site to keep things safe. So much for trying to see your elected representative...

Speaking of which, I will soon be publishing my article promoting NCNR's "Call to Conscience" which is expected to result in numerous sit-ins at congressional offices around the nation.

But for now I will leave you with a quote from Dr. King who's birthday is fast approaching. Although he was speaking about the Vietnam War, his words are as true now as ever...

"Somehow this madness must cease. We must stop now. I speak as a child of God and brother to the suffering poor of Vietnam. I speak for those whose land is being laid waste, whose…