Monday, March 22, 2010

Anti-War Camp to Nonviolently Resist Shut Down

Anti-War Group Peace of the Action led by Cindy Sheehan Refuses to Leave and Will Expand Anti-War Encampment, Camp OUT NOW, While Permit Runs Out

Press Contacts
Robby Diesu 631-241-5966 DC Coordinator
Polly Miller 202-595-5892 DC Coordinator

Monday, March 22nd at 11:30 am
Camp OUT NOW (between 15th and 17th on Constitution NW) parking is available on Constitution.

Cindy Sheehan has spent the weekend in jail and will be arraigned on Monday. Directly following her arraignment she will join with fellow members of Peace of the Action, and follow through on the plans to continue the camp after the permit runs out. The group is planning on staying in there current location, between 15th and 17th on Constitution NW, and from there moving to directly in front of the White House (Lafayette Park side) after the police force the shut down at their current location. The group will continue their encampment until their demands are met: A meeting with President Obama where he creates a Peace Council and an end to the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Peace and Justice for all
Robby Diesu
DC Coordinator for Peace of the Action

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