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Organization
    (August 1970- )
    Born in United States
    Founded by Maggie Kuhn
    Originally named 'Consultation of Older and Younger Adults for Social Change'
    Campaign for social causes and change
    Motto is 'age and youth in action'
    They want the President and Congress to oppose the death penalty.
    They want the President and Congress to limit non-hunting firearms and make assault weapons illegal.
    They want the U.S. to rebuild Iraq with aid.
    Though they technically include causes for people of all ages, they are still seen as primarily championing causes that interest seniors.
    Guerrilla theatre is one of their tactics.
    They took out ads in newspapers across the country, calling for an end to federal contracts for MCI WorldCom. The Gray Panthers claimed they paid for the ads, when in fact the money was raised by Issue Dynamics, Inc., a similar corporation. The Gray Panthers said this was because they 'have no objection to using the enemy to bring down the enemy.'
    They stole their name from Black Panthers.
    They are adamant about creating a universal health care system.
    They believe people should come before profits.
    They believe aging should be viewed as a positive thing and fight against the stigma attached to it.
    They advocate a unity between generations, and believe people, young and old, should work together.
    They want to end all bans against stem cell research.
    They want free public education as well as improved schools.
    The New York Times named 'The Network,' their bimonthly newsletter 'one of the best periodicals in America not found on the newsstand.'

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