Women's International League for Peace and Freedom St. Louis Branch

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Abortion Ban

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by Lynn Sableman Texas, Alabama and Missouri take heed!Banning abortion creates a dystopian world. Romanian dictator Nicolas Ceausescu banned contraception and abortions to increase the population. A woman could notinform her husband or family or friends of her desire for…

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WILPF at Women’s Rally for #StopTheBan

by Lynn Sableman Michelle, Connie and I met Helen and Rich Race at the Rally . They attended the International Women’s Day fund raiser and concert we held several years ago, and Rich joined out Tax Day demonstration in Clayton…

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So, What Is Public Banking?

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by Judy Davis; Women, Money & Democracy      October marks one year since Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Public Banking Act of 2020 (H.R. 8721).  And …“while the bill doesn’t directly create new public banks, it solves…

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Plastic Problem

by Lynn Sableman, Earth Democracy Our ally from MO mentum Environs, Margaret Hermes, had a regular monthly meeting to write cards and letters to companies and legislators relevant to a particular environmental problem at each meeting. I was so impressed…

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Introducing Kamryn Moore our WILPF St Louis Intern

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by Lynn Sableman  WILPFstlouis members, Judy Davis and Lynn Sableman, met Kamryn Moore at the Garden Cafe in Webster Groves for the long awaited meeting with our prospective WILPFstlouis intern. She is a senior at Webster University with a major…

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Tabling at Farmer’s Markets

by Cara Jensen Connie and I were at the University City farmer’s market on Saturday, 17 July to raise awareness of our branch and provide information about WILPF. It was a beautiful overcast, slightly breezy day so we were pleased…

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Can you really love your enemy?

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by Cara Jensen This is the name of a podcast I listened to recently from the 2013 Greenbelt Festival, given by Sami Awad. He is the executive director of Holy Land Trust, a Palestinian nonprofit organisation that works at both…

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Hiroshima & Nagasaki Memorial 2021


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Ally Spotlight – Erica Williams, Healthy Flavor Community Garden and A Red Circle

by Lynn Sableman Today, I had a lovely lunch, on a protected porch, at the bustling Ferguson Brewing Company. It was a short ride from the “Healthy Flavor Community Garden”, where Erica Williams and Louise Collins and I had just…

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WILPF’s Helping Hands

by Judy Davis I recently visited my daughter who lives in La Crosse, WI.  When we went for a walk downtown, she took the opportunity to show me the now finished mural designed and painted by one of our favorite…

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