Notice: Use of undefined constant ROOT - assumed 'ROOT' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 8

Notice: Use of undefined constant DB_BACKUPS - assumed 'DB_BACKUPS' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 9

Notice: Use of undefined constant SITE_ROOT - assumed 'SITE_ROOT' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 10

Notice: Use of undefined constant INCLUDES - assumed 'INCLUDES' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 11

Notice: Use of undefined constant ADMIN - assumed 'ADMIN' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 12

Notice: Use of undefined constant ADMIN_INC - assumed 'ADMIN_INC' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 13

Notice: Use of undefined constant WEB_ROOT - assumed 'WEB_ROOT' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 14

Notice: Use of undefined constant CSS - assumed 'CSS' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 15

Notice: Use of undefined constant TITLE - assumed 'TITLE' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 16

Notice: Use of undefined constant LIMIT - assumed 'LIMIT' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 17

Notice: Use of undefined constant DB_HOST - assumed 'DB_HOST' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 30

Notice: Use of undefined constant DB_NAME - assumed 'DB_NAME' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 31

Notice: Use of undefined constant DB_USER - assumed 'DB_USER' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 32

Notice: Use of undefined constant DB_PASSWORD - assumed 'DB_PASSWORD' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/911_config.php on line 33
Protests Held Across Nation as Wars Continue on 7th Anniversary of Iraq War's 'Shock and Awe' - 911truth.org

Notice: Use of undefined constant DISCLAIMER - assumed 'DISCLAIMER' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/includes/fair_social.php on line 3

Notice: Use of undefined constant FAIR_USE - assumed 'FAIR_USE' in /home1/improba1/public_html/911truth/includes/fair_social.php on line 10
Protests Held Across Nation as Wars Continue on 7th Anniversary of Iraq War's 'Shock and Awe'

March 20, 2010
from Debra Sweet, World Can't Wait

Racist bigots with the "Tea Party Movement" aren't the only ones in the streets, as we proved today with coast to coast protests against the wars and torture the U.S. is still carrying out.

There were thousands marching in DC today. Read AP report. Watch the AP video. Watch the local video coverage:

Video

You can read my speech here. After the march, several protesters were arrested in front of the White House, including Cindy Sheehan, Elaine Brower, and Matthis Chiroux. They are sitting in jail tonight and we are told they won't be arraigned until Tuesday.

Debra

Speaking out against the war

We Are Not Your Soldiers!

We Are Not Your Soldiers!

Elaine and Matthis

Military mother, Elaine Brower, and war resister Matthis Chiroux

Stop Obama's War Crimes

STOP Obama's War Crimes

Elaine and Matthis arrested

Elaine and Matthis being arrested

Crowd

At the White House

In San Francisco, Daniel Ellsberg spoke to a rally of thousands on the importance of protest:

Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers study of the Vietnam War and is the subject of the recent documentary film, "The Most Dangerous Man in America," likened the protest and others like it around the country Saturday to a day of demonstrations organized against the conflict in Vietnam in 1969.

"They thought it had no effect," he told the crowd in San Francisco, referring to the 1969 protesters. "They were wrong."

Ellsberg said President Richard Nixon was planning to escalate the war around that time, but held off.

Watch Stephanie Tang speak at the rally.

In Los Angeles, thousands also marched, including a We Are Not Your Soldiers contingent carrying a banner signed by many more youth pledging to resist military recruiters.

Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg

San Francisco march

San Francisco

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

More photos on our Flickr page and on Facebook.

Want to see more of this spread? Donate today, and ask your friends to help also. Find out more about our plans to take We Are Not Your Soldiers to students around the country, and how you can be involved.

Debra Sweet, Director, The World Can't Wait


March Forward! Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Say No to Wars!

Disclaimer
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author, who is solely responsible for its content, and do not necessarily reflect those of 911Truth.org. 911Truth.org will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.