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2014-06-30 16:24:06

SACREMENTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "By ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court affirmed the distinct God-given right of conscience and religious freedom,

2008-10-02 21:00:19

By Kerry Lester Imagine the scenario: A local peace group has long distributed fliers at a suburban high school. These fliers encourage students to make informed choices when joining the military.

2006-07-08 18:23:35

By Allan Dowd CASTLEGAR, British Columbia (Reuters) - George McGovern, who ran for the U.S. presidency on an anti-Vietnam War platform, said on Saturday history will show Canada was right to have sheltered that era's war resisters.

2006-07-06 17:09:53

By Allan Dowd CASTLEGAR, British Columbia (Reuters) - Three decades after they fled the United States to avoid the Vietnam War, a small group of former draft dodgers gathered in Canada on Thursday, more convinced than ever that their anti-war stand was right.

2006-07-03 19:05:00

About 150 protesters sat in front of the White House on Monday to savor their last meal before starting a hunger strike that some said will continue until American troops return from Iraq.

2006-05-25 18:31:41

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's Assembly approved on Thursday a bill that could make it more difficult for military recruiters to contact high school students. The Democrat-led chamber passed the bill on a 43-30 vote. It now goes to the state's Democrat-controlled Senate.

2006-02-14 19:19:04

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Peace activists have revived plans for a sculpture to commemorate Vietnam War draft resisters who fled to Canada, a proposal that had drawn the ire of U.S. veterans groups and conservatives.

2006-01-31 21:12:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police at the U.S. Capitol arrested anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan on Tuesday, shortly before President Bush was to give his annual State of the Union speech, a police spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman, Capitol Police Sgt.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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