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Four members of CODEPINK arrested

by Andy Birkey Minnesota Independent
September 3rd, 2008

"Four members of the CODEPINK women's peace movement were arrested Wednesday afternoon. The women, Desiree Fairooz, 52, of Arlington, Texas; Toby Blome, 53 of El Cerrito, Cali.; Kit Siemen, 50, of Quilcene, Wash.; and Nancy Mancias, 38, of San Francisco, were protesting Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin near the St. Paul Hotel when police pushed them to the sidewalk and into the fence surrounding the security perimeter."

The Minnesota Independent: Four members of CODEPINK arrested