|| Vermont News: March 2-4 TOUR OF VERMONT|
Town Meeting Democracy Tour with Vermont Veterans, Cindy Sheehan, John Nichols, and Dan Dewalt|
Cindy Sheehan will speak before the Vermont Senate on March 2nd in support of impeaching Bush and Cheney. According to all the news reports, the Senate has tried but been unable to find anyone willing to speak against her*:
Join the tour! See the schedule below, and help out by contacting the media here:
Vermont towns vote on impeachment on March 6, and the Vermont State Legislature is considering a similar resolution. Read the resolution and contact your state representative here:
Cindy Sheehan, John Nichols, (associate editor of the Nation magazine), former Army Sgt. Drew Cameron (IVAW), former Marine Cpl. Matt Howard, (IVAW), former Army Sgt. Adrienne Kinne (IVAW and a psychologist for the Veterans Administration Medical Center in White River Junction), and Newfane Selectboard Member Dan DeWalt (organizer of the town meeting resolutions) will barnstorm through eleven towns in Vermont to speak in support of citizen actions and participation in Vermont town meeting on March 6. Don't miss them. Here is the partial schedule.
For further information contact Dan DeWalt at [email protected] 802 348-7701 or James Marc Leas at [email protected] 802 734-8811.
FRI, MARCH 2:
Noon: Hearing before Vermont State Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing & General Affairs, chaired by Senator Vincent Illuzzi. The hearing will be held in the Senate Chamber in the Statehouse, Montpelier. The hearing is open to the public and everyone is invited to come hear Cindy Sheehan and three Iraq War veterans, former Army Sgt. Drew Cameron, former Marine Cpl. Matt Howard, and former Army Sgt. Adrienne Kinne, testify and answer questions from the Senators.
2 PM: (or immediately after the Senate Committee hearing, if it ends earlier): Press conference at the Statehouse, Cedar Creek Room, Statehouse, Montpelier. Speakers include State Senators and Representatives, former Army Sgt. Drew Cameron, former Marine Cpl. Matt Howard, former Army Sgt. Adrienne Kinne, John Nichols and Cindy Sheehan.
4 PM: Middlebury College Krik Alumni Center, Route 30, for further information call 443-5626.
7 PM: University of Vermont, Burlington, CC Theater in Billings Student Center, off the campus green. For further Information call the Peace and Justice Center 863.2345 x1 or x5 or call Jimmy Leas at 802 734-8811.
SAT. MARCH 3:
10am: Hardwick- HazenUnion High School. For further information call 472-5472
Noon: St. Johnsbury - St. J Elementary/Middle School, 257 Western Ave.
2:30 PM: Bradford - Middle Earth Music Hall
6:30 PM: Castleton-Castleton State College Fine Arts Auditorium. For further information call 779-3578
SUN. MARCH 4:
10 am: Rutland UU Church Noon: Manchester (location TBA)
2:30 PM: Springfield UU Meeting House, 21 Fairground Rd. For further information call 603 542-6124
6 PM: BrattleboroUnion High School; Fairground Rd. For further information call 257-7777
Please sign our petition to impeach George Bush and Dick Cheney:
For more information and to get involved, go to:
[*Editor’s Note: WCAX reports a mother who also lost a son to the war did speak against Cindy. Cindy was gracious in her response. B1M]
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