[saymaListserv] Quakers in the News - week ending 2/5/05
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Quakers in the News - 1st Week 2nd Month, 2005
1. US soldiers opposed to Iraq war seek refuge in Canada
Kansas City Star (subscription) - Kansas City, MO,USA
San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA - Jan 31, 2005
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, GA - Jan 31, 2005
Kentucky.com, KY - Jan 31, 2005
Grand Forks Herald, ND - Jan 31, 2005
The State, SC - Jan 31, 2005
Kansas.com, KS - Jan 31, 2005
Philadelphia Daily News (subscription), PA - Jan 31, 2005
Fort Wayne News Sentinel, IN - Jan 31, 2005
Fort Worth Star Telegram (subscription), TX - Jan 31, 2005
... After the United States invaded Iraq, the couple, who sporadically
studied Buddhism and attended Quaker meetings, began considering their options,
2. Civil groups work to prevent conflict
Daily Star - Beirut, Lebanon
... Conflict," was organized by the European Center for Conflict Prevention
in cooperation with the Permanent Peace Movement (PPM) and the Quaker
3. "W" Stands for Withdrawal
CounterPunch - Petrolia,CA,USA
... Daniel Smith, a West Point graduate and Vietnam veteran, is Senior Fellow
on Military Affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a
Quaker lobby ...
4. Nuclear weapons to be speaker's topic tonight
Portsmouth Herald News - Portsmouth,NH,USA
... Gerson is the director of Programs of the American Friends Service
Committee in New England and an author. Dr. Gerson's talk is free and open to the
5. School restricts peace groups' visits
Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription) - Knoxville,TN,USA
The Tennessean, TN - Feb 2, 2005 (Associated Press Wire Story)
WVLT, TN - Feb 1, 2005
NASHVILLE - A Cookeville High School administrator said Veterans for Peace
and a Quaker group can't come back into his school with materials considered
6. Marines, not Quakers, are the answer
Letter to the Editor
Article published on Friday, January 28th, 2005
Kodiak Daily Mirror - Kodiak, AK, USA
7. Trantino was wrong choice for panel
NorthJersey.com - Hackensack, NJ, USA... The Quaker-run counseling program
for ex-offenders that hired the infamous cop-killer after his release three
years ago - and put him on…
8. A vision of religion - The former head of George Fox College discusses
his motivation and beliefs
A vision of religion The former head of George Fox College ...
OregonLive.com - Portland, OR, USA
... of what was then George Fox College, said the Englishman who founded the
Society of Friends is worth ... There are four emphases the Friends had and
still have. ..
9. Quaker Organization Nominates Hiroshima Survivors for Nobel Peace ...
Common Dreams - USA
Religion News Service (press release) - Feb 1, 2005 ... In 1947, AFSC and the
British Friends Service Council accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of
the Religious Society of Friends for humanitarian service .
10. Interfaith tribute to King, Gandhi will advocate nonviolence
Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... Marks School; Michael Styles, Utah Martin Luther King Commission; Indra
Neelameggham, Hindu Temple; Diana Lee Hirschi, Quaker, Circle Dynamics; and the
11. Trantino's participation in panel defended
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
In the face of criticism from the law-enforcement community, a Rutgers-Camden
professor and a Quaker group on Wednesday stood by their decision to present
12. One man's mission to bring relief to cut-off villages
Christian Science Monitor - USA - February 4, 2005
... simple, he says. He is inspired by his family's Quaker
roots and his father's example of doing right by others. "The Quakers' real ...
13. Other charities adjust to flood of giving for tsunami relief (Friends
(Associated Press Wire Story)
Dateline Alabama, AL - USA - February 4, 2005
Worcester Telegram (subscription), MA - USA - February 4,
... "People only have so much money that they can give,"
said Coordinator Dean Johnson of Ohio-based Friends Disaster Service. The small
group, a domestic program of the Quaker religious denomination, is helping to
rebuild homes from hurricane flooding in Florida and Ohio.
14. The Pacifists
Missoula Independent, MT - USA ... "And there was a Quaker boy who wrote to
the Forest Service in Missoula and said, 'How about giving conscientious
objectors a chance to become smokejumpers ...
15. Still family's chronicle lives again
Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ - February 3, 2005 ... He later
moved to Philadelphia, and through his chairmanship of the Quaker-influenced
Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, became the chief "conductor" of the...
16. NGOs Urge UN to Fight Bias Against All Faiths
Reuters - Feb 1, 2005
Ha'aretz, Israel - Feb 1, 2005
"It's not that we're not concerned about religious discrimination against
certain groups -- on the contrary, we are very
concerned," said Rachel Brett of the Quaker United Nations Office in Geneva.
"But we're equally concerned about
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