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War protest planned by Eagle Co. group

Daily Staff Report
Val, CO Colorado
Special to the DailyThis cross stands in a California yard as part of an anti-war protest similar to one planned by a local group, Eagle County for Peace and Justice.

EAGLE COUNTY ” The Eagle County for Peace and Justice will rally throughout the valley Monday afternoon to protest the war on Iraq on the fourth anniversary of the invasion.

The group will stand a major intresection throughout the county from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and supply participants with white crosses meant to symbolize troops who have died in Iraq and modeled after the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery, the group said.

“Help send a message to bring the troops home,” says Edwards resident Susie Davis, a member of the group. “We cannot sit by and allow this war to continue.”

Davis’ husband, Scott, is making hundreds of white crosses that the group will paint

The group will be painting the crosses both Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The crosses are free to anyone wishing to display them in their yards and can be picked up Sunday at the underground garage in Edwards Plaza, Davis said.

For more information about the Eagle County for Peace and Justice Group, send an email to eaglepeacejustice@hotmail.com.

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