Waco Friends of Peace/Climate meet monthly, the third Tuesday of the month, 6 pm, at Poppo Rollo's Pizza
Westbank Meeting Room, 703 N. Valley Mills Dr., Waco, 76710. Free presentation and pizza/salad buffet.

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Iraq 4th Anniversary Protest: Waco Intersection.




Friends of Peace with help from peacemongers from Austin and Dallas staged a protest at the intersection of Valley Mills Drive and Waco Drive, Sunday, March 18th, starting at 1:30p.m.


The reception by motorists was overwhelmingly positive. A single counterprotestor appeared at the opposite corner; we engaged her in a respectful debate. The event helped bring the anniversary of the illegal occupation to the attention of Waco. Otherwise, it would have been scarcely noticed. Media coverage was excellent: 2 TV stations and a nice report in the Waco Tribune-Herald. Thanks to all 13 activists who gave of their valuable time to continue the struggle.

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