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Veterans' Group to Members: Multiply Resistance by any Peaceful Means Available

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In a statement today directed to the U.S. House of Representatives, President Obama and its membership, Veterans For Peace urged its chapters to demonstrate opposition to the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan by doing two things:

1) Take the actions listed below within the next several days, before President Obama decides to escalate the war in Afghanistan, and

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2) Plan acts of even greater resistance during the two days following any such decision.

Continue writing and calling our representatives and demanding peace.

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If we've done that: take to the streets

If we've done that: sit down in the streets

If we've done that: sit down in Congressional offices

If we've done that: sit down, clog up, incapacitate, call in sick, withdraw consent and generally bring the nation's business to a halt, wherever and whenever we can, with any peaceful means available.

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To President Obama and the House of Representatives:

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Mike Ferner is a writer from Ohio, former president of Veterans For Peace and author of "Inside the Red Zone: A Veteran For Peace Reports from Iraq." (Praeger)

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