Keep Space For Peace: Protest Rally at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sept. 25
Santa Cruz, CA
18 Sep 2004 07:57 GMT
An International Week of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space will take place from September 25 to October 2. Helen Calidicott is the keynote speaker on September 25 at the Front Gate Protest Rally at Vandenberg Airforce Base in Santa Barbara County. At 11:30 there will be a 4 mile march to the front gate starting at the Hwy 1 on-ramp at Vandenberg Village.
The Bush Administration (after abandoning the ABM Treaty that outlawed missle defenses) plans to deploy missle defense interceptors before the next election as the next step to controlling and dominating space. Fifteen interceptors (that have yet to be proven effective) will be put into the ground at Ft. Greely, Alaska and Vandenberg AFB, California. We oppose the development of the proposed "sheild" from behind which pre-emptive strikes can be launched. Help build support for a U.N. sponsored ban on weapons in space.
Audio: Bruce Gagnon's Update on the Privatization and Militarization of Space
[ Vandenberg Peace Legal Defense Fund I Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space I Womens International League for Peace and Freedom I DISARM committee I Sept 25 – Oct 2 Local Actions ]