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CITIZEN'S FILIBUSTER MAY 24 PIOEER SQUARE SIGN UP!

There will be a citizen's filibuster to stop the judicial power grab in Pioneer square starting noon Wensday, May 24 and going until Noon, Thursday, May 25. Sign up to filibuster for a while and help keep our system of checks and balances!
There will be a citizen's filibuster to stop the judicial power grab in Pioneer square starting noon Wensday, May 24 and going until Noon, Thursday, May 25. Sign up to filibuster for a while and help keep our system of checks and balances!



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Citizen Filibuster to Stop the Right-Wing Power Grab > Event Details

Senators are right now debating the future of our courts and our democracy in Washington. Join MoveOn members across the country in round-the-clock, 24-hour Citizen Filibusters to send a message that senators should do the right thing.

We need a couple of dozen people to volunteer to read out-loud in a mock filibuster against the Republican power grab. Others are needed to support and cheer them on.

There is a lot at stake. This is an emergency. If Republicans succeed, they'll have complete power to reshape the Supreme Court, appointing justices who oppose the worker protections, women's rights, and environmental laws. This could be the most important decision the Senate makes this decade, because the impact of these lifetime appointments will be felt for a generation.

Please sign up for this event, or another Citizen Filibuster to Stop the Right-Wing Power Grab near you -- and invite your friends, friend and colleagues to attend and cheer you on.

Citizen's Filibuster
Pioneer Courthouse
24 May 12:00 PM


Peaceful gathering for MoveOn's nationwide Citizen's Filibuster in front of Oregon's historic Pioneer Courthouse. Bring a sign and call or email to volunteer for a one or two-hour shift "filibustering" on the sidewalk in front of the courthouse or across the street at Pioneer Square. The goal is to have people talking for 24 hours hours straight, from noon Tuesday until noon Wednesday. This can mean speaking from your heart or reading from MoveOn's literature or books about the importance of the filibuster and other matters. Come help us stand up for deomocracy and keep our courts fair!

Location: Portland, OR 97204
Host: Jean Weaver
Status: Public, open for RSVP, 67 Guests (Max 500)



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Check this out 23.May.2005 18:55

media watcher

Take a look, farther down on the news wire, at this article --

"Pro-life" justice, Texas style

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/05/317952.shtml

Good stuff for the filibuster! About the lead-off judicial nominee, Priscilla Owen. She's just so SPESHUL!