Today in Peace and Justice history on August 6, 1965

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed by President Johnson, making illegal century-old practices aimed at preventing African Americans from exercising their constitutional right to vote. Push back against voter suppression. Vote and encourage other to. Get a vote button http://www.peacebuttons.info/orderpp.htm#votebutton 

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67 years ago today the United States dropped an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, followed by a second three days later. The decision to use these weapons ended the war with Japan.

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