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Mothers Still Say NO to War at the MRS
Date Tuesday May 06
Time 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
MRS (Marine Recruiting Station)
64 Shattuck Square
(on Shattuck Ave just south of University Ave where Shattuck runs one-way and north - also 2 blocks north of the downtown Berkeley BART)
Event Type Critical Mass
Emailleeza777 [at] msn.comvibeka2003 [at]
Mothers begin the day at the MRS building an alter for sacred objects symbolizing peace and end of war.

Then continuously throughout the day mothers bring to the station 1) tombstones, 10 commandments and human forms of gingerbread cookies, baby dolls, mannequins to be given to recruiters symbolizing human life damaged by war, demoralized, decapitated, stumps for appendages, holes where hearts used to be; 2) bring flowers, candles, cards to bewail the horrific killing, torture, rape of mothers; 3) bring the photos, stories, articles of mothers who have been killed by war, naming those mothers in Iraq and from the U.S.

Some mothers are willing to risk arrest, others are not.

Bring your mother! Come with your daughter!

Contact Becky at vibeka2003 (at) or Eleanor at dreleanorlevine (at)

Come out for a minute, an hour, this day and every day for this Mother's Day Women's Week of Actions at the MRS! You don't have to be a Grandmother, Mother, Sistah, or Witch, Crone, Siren to BE THERE!

All actions this week are at the MRS (Marine Recruiting Station, 64 Shattuck Square, Berkeley - on Shattuck Ave just south of University where Shattuck runs one-way north - and two blocks north of the BART)
Added to the calendar on Saturday May 3rd, 2008 1:15 PM

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