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Anti-drone events planned for Des Moines

Anti-drone events planned for Des Moines

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 10:00pm
Drone protester in Des Moines

Dan Hughes of Des Moines holds a sign outside the Des Moines airport protesting plans to operate drones at the national guard base there.

Photo: AFSC / Kathleen McQuillen

Aaron Jorgensen-Briggs of Catholic Peace Ministry is walking alongside Nobel nominee Kathy Kelly, Brian Terrell, and dozens of other good people from Illinois to Iowa, making a lot of stops along the way!   

This 'Ground the Drones' walk from Illinois to Iowa will be in Des Moines Friday with a 6 PM discussion at Drake University, followed by a Sunday 1 PM peace vigil at the 3100 McKinley Air Guard site and a 3 PM

Friday June 21 – Des Moines: 6 pm at Drake University, Sussman (formerly Bulldog, in Olmsted)  Theater,

2875 University Ave.

Host: Middle East Peace and Prosperity Alliance

Kathy Kelly, Nobel Peace Prize nominee who recently returned from months living in Afghanistan, will speak along with Brian Terrell, who just served a six-month prison sentence protesting Drones

Sunday, June 23 –     Des Moines:          10 am if you want to walk from the IA State Capitol bldg.

PEACE RALLY: 1 pm at Iowa Air National Guard, 3100 McKinley Ave

CELEBRATION / RECEPTION at 3 PM :    Includes Food and Drink, bring something to share if you like  !!!

3pm at Friends Meeting House, 4211 Grand Ave.

Host: Catholic Peace Ministry

For more information, see:

 For more information contact Aaron Jorgensen-Briggs at 347-204-3411 or


Sussman Theater, Drake University
Olmsted Center 29th and University
Des Moines , IA