[act-ma] Fwd: [ISO-BOSTON] Monday August 20th: Event featuring War Resister Agustin Aguayo

Melida Arredondo melida_arredondo at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 18 14:05:06 PDT 2007

--- isoboston <isoboston at yahoo.com> wrote:

> To: isoboston at yahoogroups.com
> From: "isoboston" <isoboston at yahoo.com>
> Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 16:47:50 -0000
> Subject: [ISO-BOSTON] Monday August 20th: Event featuring War
> Resister Agustin Aguayo
> ***please forward widely***
> "Before I left for Iraq I searched deep within me, I concluded that
> if
> I go over there I can't take a life. I ultimately said I'll go, but
> I'm definitely a conscientious objector. I'm not willing to cross
> that
> line, no matter what I can't take a life." - Agustin Aguayo
> They're our brothers they're our sisters.....
> Featuring:
> Agustin Aguayo
> Monday, August 20th, 6:30 pm
> Central Congregational Church
> 85 Seaverns Ave, Jamaica Plain (off Centre St.)
> Agustín Aguayo, a 35-year-old Army medic and conscientious objector,
> was convicted of desertion and missing movement March 6, 2007 in a
> U.S. military court in Germany. Although he faced a maximum of seven
> years in prison, Agustín was sentenced to eight months in the brig
> for
> following his conscience and refusing to participate in war. His
> struggle is not over yet! Although out of the brig, he is not out of
> the military. His case may go to the Supreme Court since he still has
> 2 felonies on his record for refusing to fight in Iraq.
> For more information about Agustin, please visit: www.aguayodefense.
> org
> ************ ********* ********* ********* ********* *********
> *********
> Tickets to Kennebunkport will be on sale at the Agustin Aguayo event:
> Bush is Ruining our Lives, Let's Ruin his Vacation!
> Rally and March to the Bush Family Compound:
> Stop the War and Occupation!
> August 25th, 2007
> Kennebunkport, ME
> www.kportprotest. org
> Round-trip (coach bus) tickets from BOSTON are still available - $30.
> Checks payable to People United for Peace
> Bus leaving at 7:45am Sat Aug. 25 from Jackson Square Station (orange
> line) and coming back Sat. night
> To get your tickets, email JPantiwar at yahoo. com or eladirb at yahoo. com
> Help us organize!
> Come to an information tabling outside of JP Licks on Center Street
> in
> JP on Tuesdays at 6:30
> For more information, please email JPantiwar at yahoo.com 

Mélida Arredondo,
Remembering Alex Arredondo and all those
who died too young at war to aid the Iraqi people 
and his own nation, the USA,
and while protecting his buddies...
08/05/84 - 08/25/04

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