Syria vigil in Des Moines 9-4-13
Nearly 150 people gathered in downtown Des Moines on September 4, 2013 to show their opposition to any U.S. military action against Syria. Over 115 signed petitions and volunteered to build the movement for peaceful solutions.

The event was organized by the Des Moines Ecumenical Committee for Peace and co-sponsored by WILPF, Catholic Peace Ministry, Veterans for Peace, Iowa Citizen Action Network and AFSC Iowa.

Kathleen McQuillen of AFSC Iowa served as emcee. Eloise Cranke and Ann Naffier, former AFSC staff people, provided music.
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