St Paul, MN - Over 30 people joined a peace vigil here on Dec. 21 on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge that spans the Mississippi River between the Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
The event was organized under the call of “Send an Anti-War Message for the Holidays: Stop Endless U.S. Wars.”
The organizers of the vigil, which is held every Wednesday, issued a special call for people to attend the Dec. 21 event.
A statement issued by organizers said, “With a new U.S. administration coming into office, all opposed to endless U.S. wars must continue to speak out; to call for a stop to the endless series of wars and interventions the U.S. is waging."
The vigil was sponsored by the End War Committee of Women Against Military Madness and the Twin Cities Peace Campaign.
The event was co-sponsored by the Anti-War Committee, Military Families Speak Out (MN chapter), Mayday Books, Minnesota Peace Action Coalition, St. Joan of Arc Peacemakers, St. Paul Eastside Neighbors for Peace, and Veterans for Peace.