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Proposal to Create a
"Department of Peace"-Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
It is alleged that Congressman
Dennis Kucinich of Ohio has introduced a bill in congress to create
a new cabinet level agency called "The Department of
This is true.
According to congressman's website, the bill would create the
agency, which would be "...dedicated to peacemaking and the study of conditions that are conducive to both domestic and international peace."
It would also establish a peace academy, create the position of
Secretary of Peace, and designate each January 1 as Peace Day.
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Make the Department of Peace a Reality The US Government is considering
formation of a Department of Peace!
Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) has introduced
legislation in the US House of Representatives to create a Cabinet level
agency dedicated to peacemaking and the study of conditions conducive to
both domestic and international peace.
The Department of Peace would focus on nonmilitary
peaceful conflict resolution and prevention of violence, and will
promote justice and democratic principles to expand human rights. A
peace academy, similar to the five military service academies, would be
created and its graduates