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Forum staff report, Published December 01 2009

Vigil, rally set for tonight in Fargo-Moorhead to oppose more troops in Afghanistan

A peace vigil is scheduled for 7 tonight at the Veterans Memorial Bridge between Fargo and Moorhead to oppose military escalation in Afghanistan.

The event coincides with President Obama’s expected announcement of sending more troops to Afghanistan.

The vigil and rally are sponsored by the North Dakota Peace Coalition, the FM Veterans For Peace, the Presentation Sisters and the Lutheran Peace Fellowship.

Participants are encouraged to dress warmly and bring signs, drums and flashlights.