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"Get Out Of Iraq" Rally – White House Sept. 15th

"Get Out Of Iraq" Rally – White House Sept. 15th

There will be a rally at Lafayette Square Park (in front of White House) at 5 p.m. ET on September 15, 2005.

Sponsors:
Progressive Democrats of America, After Downing Street, Code Pink, Peace Action, Democrats.com, Democracy Rising.

Speakers at Rally:
Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey
(other Congress Members to be listed shortly)

Gold Star Families for Peace Member Tia Steele

Iraq Veterans Against the War (invited)

Veterans for Peace (invited)

Military Families Speak Out (invited)

Code Pink Co-Founder and United for Peace and Justice organizer Gael Murphy

Peace Action Organizing and Policy Director Paul Kawika Martin

U.S. Labor Against the War Co-Founder Gene Bruskin

Center on Conscience and War Executive Director J.E. McNeil

After Downing Street Co-Founder John Bonifaz

Progressive Democrats of America Executive Director, and After Downing Street Co-Founder Tim Carpenter

After Downing Street Co-Founder David Swanson

Democracy Rising Director and likely U.S. Senate candidate from Maryland Kevin Zeese

Pacifica Radio Washington Bureau Chief Verna Avery Brown

Co-Founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Ray McGovern

President & CEO of Hip Hop Caucus Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Context:

Earlier the same day, Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey will host hearings on Capitol Hill on exit strategies for Iraq. Also the same day, a coalition of organizations will hand in to Congress a petition for an exit strategy. See http://www.peoplespetition.org

(Note that not all sponsors of and participants in the rally are participants in or supporters of the petition or the hearings.)

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