The Price of War

US Troops Killed: 4,171
Cost of the War in Iraq: 
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In response to the invasion and occupation of Iraq and resulting death of and physical and psychological damage to countless human beings, the First Unitarian Peace Advocates – in accordance with Unitarian Universalist principles: promote bringing the troops home from Iraq now; bear witness to the costs of this war; strive toward the healing of those who are wounded including the troops, their families, the Iraqis, and ourselves; and advocate for peaceful strategies to resolve conflict.

Peace Advocacy Resources & Groups:

The Peace Advocates Task Force of the First Unitarian Church or Rochester, NY, is actively engaged in a variety of pro-peace, social justice efforts.

BRING THEM HOME NOW! is a campaign of military families, veterans, active duty personnel, reservists and others who are opposed to the ongoing war in Iraq and want the troops brought home now.

Iraq Veterans Against the War is a group of veterans who have served since September 11th, 2001 including Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Military Families Speak Out is an organization of more than 4,000 families opposed to the war in Iraq who have relatives or loved ones who are currently in the military or who have served in the military since the buildup to the Iraq war in the fall of 2002. Email for information about the Upstate NY chapter.

Gold Star Families Speak Out is a chapter of Military Families Speak Out, comprised of members whose loved ones served in the military during the period including the build-up to the war in Iraq (fall, 2002) to the present, and have been killed or have died.

Veterans for Peace is a national organization that includes men and women veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, other conflicts and peacetime veterans.

The Storefront Anti-War Crisis Center - "A locus of Rochester's anti-war commitment"

Courage to Resist

Different Drummer Café

American Friends Service Committee Wage Peace Campaign

Rochester Against War

Iraq Moratorium

September 24 2008

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This site is sponsored by the Peace Advocates Task Force of First Unitarian Church, Rochester, NY
Casualties Source: Iraq Coalition Casualty Count  Costs Source: National Priorities Project