These actions have been largely ignored by the main stream media.
The 130+ protests since the election have taken place in the rain and
cold in many instances by groups of brave citizens who have come to the
conclusion that it's time to get off the couch and let the government
know that change is needed. With Spring-time, the demonstrators will,
no doubt, increase in numbers.
The vast majority of these demonstrations were non-violent, and these
people should be applauded for excersizing their right to free speech.
There have been hundreds of arrests, and in Washington, DC, the city
settled a law suit out of court for unjust arrests in a demonstration that
occurred 28 months ago. The settlement requires the payment of
5,000 to the protesters and an apology from the Police Chief.
"The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, was one
of four brought against the city following the incident. The others
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the War in Iraq and the US Government with links to each of the reports
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