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About VFP Linus Pauling Chapter

Veterans For Peace (VFP) is dedicated to eliminating war as an implement of foreign policy and to that end, works to educate the public about the true costs of war. Veterans For Peace (VFP) Linus Pauling Chapter 132 is a chapter of Veterans For Peace, St. Louis, MO, which has been waging peace since 1985 and is an NGO recognized by the United Nations. The local chapter and the national organization are both 501(c)3 non-profit organizations. Veterans For Peace is made up of veteran and associate members. More information about the national organization, including our Statement of Purpose and contact information for a VFP chapter near you, may be found at:

JROTC Shooting Programs are Dangerous to the Health 
and Safety of American School Children

Does your local high school have a JROTC program? Does the program use a shooting range? This 25-page report documents the danger of lead contamination associated with the military’s JROTC marksmanship program in high schools across the country. The research … Continue reading

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David Swanson: Top 100 Reasons Not to Bomb Iran

By David Swanson 1 There are over 80 million men, women, and children in Iran. Bombing them would be mass-murder. 2 If the U.S. government and its allies bomb Libya and Iran when their governments choose not to have … Continue reading

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VFP joins Corvallis activists to say #Enough

The college Republicans at Oregon State University love their firearms…or maybe they just needed the money. They concluded their second amendment week with their annual drawing for a rifle and other firearm paraphernalia. The Corvallis community was not happy. Many … Continue reading

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Help stop the humanitarian crisis (and war crimes) in Yemen

Please visit this link to sign a petition to Congress, supporting an existing resolution that will stop US aid to the Saudi war crimes against the Yemeni people: Urge your rep and senators to co-sponsor and support the bipartisan … Continue reading

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Letter to Oregon Congressional Delegates: End War on Yemen

Jan. 26, 2018. From the Peace and Justice Works ( Iraq Affinity Group: To Oregon’s Congressional delegation: Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader and Greg Walden and Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden: We are writing to … Continue reading

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Ambassador Tom Graham Jr. Speaks on Nuclear Weapons

Lecture on Eliminating Nuclear Weapons at Oregon State University. “The Future of Nuclear Weapons: Can They Be Eliminated?” Jan. 29, 3pm, OSU Memorial Union, Journey Room 104 Lecture by Ambassador Tom Graham Jr. At a time when North Korea and … Continue reading

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Whither the Anti-war Movement?

The duopoly succumbed to the war machine, while organized resistance got pushed to the fringe. By DANIEL MARTIN • December 15, 2017 “Imagine there’s no heaven…and no religion too.” A more useful line when it comes to our current … Continue reading

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