POSHARD “UNITY” MARCH IN LAWRENCE CO

Former Democratic Southern Illinois Congressman Glenn Poshard brought his “Unity”March to Lawrence County Thursday. He along with his wife and others have been touring 39 counties across Southern Illinois leading local citizens in marches at the various courthouses promoting non-violence and respect for all people and the American democracy. Around 20 people joined Poshard in making laps around the Lawrence County Courthouse followed by a recitation of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. He had made previous appearances in Clay and Richland Counties Thursday and was scheduled to appear Friday in Wayne, Edwards and Wabash Counties.