Philadelphia City Council Says Stop Funding the War Machine
"Philadelphia City Council, by a vote of 15-2, passed a resolution "calling on the U.S. Congress to bring all U.S. troops home from Afghanistan, to take the funds saved by that action and by significantly cutting the Pentagon budget, and to use that money to fund education, public and private sector family-sustaining job creation, special protections for military sector workers, environmental and infrastructure restoration, care for veterans and their fammilies, and human services that our cities and states so desperately need."
Introduced by Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sanchez on April 12 with six other co-sponsors , the resolution was drafted by the Delaware Valley New Priorities Network, comprised of dozens of labor, neighborhood, faith, and peace organizations."
A couple of people I know are in the photo there. Ha. Nice work. My group was one of those involved.