Yumi Kikuchi, Japanese Founder of Global Peace Campaign, speaks to Arcata City Council of devastating effects of DU on both soldiers and civilians who live near war zones.
After a unanimous vote (with one absence), Arcata Mayor Connie Stewart presents VFP President Bill Thompson with a signed copy of the city's "Resolution to Ban the Use of Depleted Uranium," urging a ban on the manufacture and use of DU weapons by the U.S.
VFP Chapter 56 members Steve Stamnes, S. Brian Willson and Bill Thompson hold up Arcata's Resolution to Ban the Use of Depleted Uranium.
VFP Chapter 56 members pose with Arcata City Councilmembers. L to R: Bill Thompson, S. Brian Willson, Councilman Dave Meserve, 'Nate' Lomba (back), Japanese peace activist Yumi Kikuchi (front), Councilman Bob Ornelas, Steve Stamnes, Mayor Connie Stewart, June Thompson.