Friday, October 11th, at 5:00 p.m|
Pro-peace activists around the country have been building steam since last week's Not In Our Name rallies drew 85,000 people nationwide. Since then thousands have continued to take to the streets to demand Bush and Congress recognize the U.S. public's aversion to killing innocent civilians in the name of corporate oil profits.
In Seattle today as many as 3,500 people marched to St. Mark's Cathedral to show their resistance to Bush's war. In San Francisco an estimated 500 people have gathered for an all night vigil to protest Congresses' granting of war powers to Bush. Tomorrow, at 7 a.m. they will shut down the Federal building in an act of civil disobedience. So, the question is, how will Portland raise its voice and add to the chorus that thunders louder every day in the halls of Washington?
This Friday, October 11th, at 5:00 p.m the Portland Peaceful Response Coalition will be hosting Portland's next show of opposition to Bush's war machine. "We're heartened by the massive show of opposition that we saw on Saturday at the march and rally for peace here in Portland," said Mikel Clayhold of the PPRC. On Oct, 5th as many as 12,000 people showed up to tell Bush and Co. we aren't interested in blood for oil. [ Details... ]
Anti-War reports from around the Country: [ 5000 Protest Bush Speech in Cincinnati -eyewitness account | Rush Hour Anti-War Rally A Huge Success - Rochester NY | 3,000+ People March for Peace on a Weeknight in Seattle | Protests at Fed Building-SF - Civil Disobedience | OTHER REPORTS ]