Tuesday, August 5, 2008:  Grannies leaflet outside Free Library at Logan

Circle at 6:30 p.m.  Some Grannies go inside to hear Nancy Pelosi speak

and hope to be able to ask questions


Thursday, August 7, 2008: Granny demo at Rittenhouse Square (18th and

Walnut St. entrance), from Noon to 1:30 p.m. 

The focus will be on bringing the Pennsylvania's National Guard home. 

HR 2402 calling for this in the State Legislature is buried in the

Veterans Committee.  NOTE:  There will also be a press conference

(organized by Pittsburgh women) on this issue on the same day in

Pittsburgh, PA. Contact:  Helen Evelev at  helenevelev@aol.com or call

her at  (215) 351-2225.


Saturday, August 9, 2008:  Nagasaki Day Peace Vigil in front of Saints

Peter and Paul Cathedral, 18th and Parkway, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Grannies mourn the fact that our country dropped a nuclear bomb in 1945

(63 years ago) on this date on the Japanese city with the largest Catholic

population in Japan.  Contact:  Brandywine Peace Community at brandywine@juno.com (610) 544-1818.


Thursday, August 14, 2008:  Granny Meeting, 1319 Locust St., 10:00 a.m.

to Noon


Sunday, August 17, 2008:  Vigil close to Senator Specter's home,

Schoolhouse Lane.  This is NOT a Granny event.


Thursday, August 21, 2008:  Grannies meet together with the Hospital

Workers Union (1199) Retirement Group, at 1319 Locust St., beginning at



Thursday, August 28, 2008:  Day-long Granny Meeting to discuss the

Middle East, 1319 Locust St., 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  This IS a Granny



Thursday, September 11, 2008:  Bill Kay (the Grannies' troubadour) will

be at Love Park doing a Peace Vigil from 5 to 7 p.m.  He would like to

have  your/our participation. 

Contact:  Bill Kay at ifdogsrunfree@comcast.net


Sunday, September 21, 2008:  Granny Peace Brigade Vigil close to Senator

Specter's home on Schoolhouse Lane.



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Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Sq South
New York

Saturday, July 19 3:00 pm

A political discussion on:
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 Nonaligned countries back Iran's nuclear program

By GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press Writer



   (07-30) 16:46 PDT TEHRAN, Iran (AP) --


   More than 100 nonaligned nations backed Iran's right to peaceful uses of

nuclear power on Wednesday, an endorsement sought by Tehran in its

standoff with the U.N. Security Council over its refusal to freeze uranium



   The decision came as supreme Iranian leader Ayatolla Ali Khamenei pledged

to continue the country's nuclear program.


   Senior Iranian officials depicted the support from a high-level conference

of the Nonaligned Movement as deflating claims by the U.S. and its allies

that most of the international community wanted Iran to stop enrichment.


   The conference's backing, which echoes the group's previous declarations,

acts to "remove this notion that the international community opposes the

nuclear activities of Iran," said Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.


   Ali Ashgar Soltanieh, Iran's top representative to the International

Atomic Energy Agency, said the endorsement from the 115 countries present

at the Tehran conference sends a "strong positive signal that the only way

is negotiation and dialogue" over the nuclear standoff.


   "Get the message," he said, in blunt comments indirectly aimed at the U.S.

and its Western allies, the nations at the forefront of accusations that

Tehran wants to build nuclear arms. "Come to the negotiating table."


   Support was expressed in a three-page declaration in Farsi, translated by

The Associated Press. It said the conference "reaffirmed the basic and

inalienable right of all states, to develop research, production and use

of atomic energy for peaceful purposes."


   The West is seeking an agreement for Iran to curb uranium enrichment, a

process that can be use to generate nuclear power or build a weapon.


   The U.S. and its allies say Iran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons,

while Iran maintains its program is aimed at harnessing nuclear energy.

The Security Council has slapped three sets of sanctions on the Islamic

Republic. And a fourth set looms.


   Only days remain until a deadline expires for Tehran to show it will stop

expanding its enrichment program, at least temporarily, or face the threat

of new U.N. sanctions.


   The offer is meant to create space for the start of in-depth negotiations

that the West hopes will end in Iran agreeing to permanently mothball its

enrichment program in exchange for a package of economic and political



   But there was no sign Wednesday that Tehran was willing to bend.

   Khamenei said that backing down on enrichment in the face of "arrogant

powers" would only benefit those six nations - the United States,

Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany.


   That message was enforced later both by Mottaki, the foreign minister and

Soltanieh, Iran's chief IAEA representative.


   "We are not giving up our nuclear activities, including enrichment,"

Soltanieh said.


   The Nonaligned Movement is made up of such diverse members as communist

Cuba, Jamaica and India, but most members share a critical view of the U.S

and the developed world in general.


   In a keynote speech Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said, "The big

powers are going down. "They have come to the end of their power, and the

world is on the verge of entering a new, promising era."


   A separate closing document took the International Criminal Court's

prosecutor to task for indicting Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir by an

international prosecutor on charges of genocide in Darfur. It also harshly

criticized Israel on a broad range of issues. Iran assumed the

chairmanship of the conference this week.