Peace Activists Mark 6th Anniversary of Start of Iraq War 

Six years ago, the war in Iraq began.Peace activists in Bangor gathered Thursday to mark the anniversary and reflect on what’s happened over the past six years.Members of the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine held a press conference at their headquarters to reflect on the work they’ve done to call for an end to the war…They say they’re still committed to helping bring the troops home, and to bringing peace to Iraq.<"had people been listened to 6 years ago, we wouldn't have lost the lives we have, we wouldn't have spent billions of dollars. So it's important for people to realize that they can make a difference by speaking out.">The folks at the Peace and Justice Center will hold a “teach in” this Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Bangor…The event, called “new Organizing strategies for the Obama era,” will be held from one to five and is free and open to the public.