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Recent Corvallis Gaza support demonstrations (photos)

VFP Corvallis has joined other local groups at several recent Gaza solidarity actions over the past weeks. The response from passing motorists has been overwhelmingly positive. Here are some photos of recent demonstrations (photo credit: Courtney Childs).  

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Corvallis joins national day of action for Gaza

VFP and Corvallis/Albany Friends of Middle East Peace lead local demo. Please join us on Thursday, July 24 to demonstrate our solidarity with the innocent victims in Gaza. We will be part of a national day of action, including calls to … Continue reading

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Judge Expresses Sympathy With Criticism of Government, Imposes Minimum Sentence

Leah’s Trial Ends in Victory for the People’s Democracy In its press release, Veterans For Peace, announced, “Retired Naval Commander Leah Bolger pled guilty to the charge of Unlawful Conduct — Disruption of Congress at a hearing before Judge Stuart … Continue reading

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Naval Commander Stands Trial for Telling Supercommittee to End the Wars and Tax the Rich

Author:  Michael Levitin, Waging Nonviolence.  Posted at TruthOut. “Consider the story of Leah Bolger, the latest American hero up on trial: She is a young female artist in the Midwest. She joins the Navy at 22, is made commander and … Continue reading

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Leah Bolger Speaks Truth to Power

Corvallis’ own, Leah Bolger, President of Veterans For Peace, was arrested for interrupting the Congressional Budget “Super” Committee as it listened to testimony from the Comptroller on how to fix the budget deficit. What is glaringly obvious to the 99% … Continue reading

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