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Title: Forum "Our Lives, Our Rights" - Vets and GIs Refuse to Fight
START DATE: Friday October 12
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
2969 Mission St. at 26th St., SF
near 24th St. BART/#14, #49 MUNI
Event Type: Speaker
Contact NameANSWER Coalition
Email Addressanswer [at] answersf.org
Phone Number415-821-6545
Address
Report-back from trip to Fort Lewis Army base helping soldiers refuse deployment to Afghanistan

Featured Speaker: Mike Prysner
Iraq War Veteran & Co-Founder, March Forward!

Our Lives Our Rights is a new campaign led by veterans, active-duty U.S. troops and war resisters. The goal of the campaign is to inform U.S. service members of their rights—first and foremost, their right to refuse to fight the criminal war in Afghanistan be becoming Conscientious Objectors.

Mike Prysner, co-founder of the campaign, will speak in San Francisco after Our Lives Our Rights completes an outreach deployment to Fort Lewis, where they will do outreach to thousands of soldiers scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan in just a few weeks with the message: “We don’t have to go to Afghanistan!”

Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments provided.
$5-10 donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Sponsored by March Forward!, ANSWER Coalition and Veterans for Peace - SF

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