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April 2017

Some of us added to the creative thousands at the Science rally and Climate rally.

Those flames represent global warming, but many thought they were "sister marches."

Could be...

March 2017
March 27. The Walk for a New Spring advocated to make Massachusetts a Sanctuary State, to protect immigrants. We fed hosted them.
See Eagle Tribune article, reprint on our website and press release
February 2017
   
January 2017

At our annual potluck, we watched a video We the People: The Market Basket Effect. We brought Market Basket foods.

Some of us went to the Million Womens Marches in Boston and DC. WOW!

We did not have a monthly business meeting.

On Jan 31, we hosted a panel presentation about the risks of nuclear war. At least 80 people listened to and questioned three speakers.
-Harvard professor Elaine Scarry updated facts, and noted that the presence of nuclear arms undermines constitutional rights.
-Washington Post writer, Dan Zac, highlighted the continuing history of resisting nuclear weapons, especially by the third speaker.
-Sister Megan Rice reminisced about her protests and incarceration, and introduced the idea of civil obedience: that the law that takes care of every one is what to obey.

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Merrimack Valley People for Peace meets monthly, on the fourth Tuesday,
at 7:30 pm,
at North Parish Church, North Andover.
(NOT DECEMBER)

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            P.O. Box 573
            North Andover, MA 01845

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