two of our CODEPINK stalwarts, Medea
Benjamin and Ann Wright, were denied entry to Canada this month
for their peaceful protests, we have been overwhelmed by the outpouring
of support from our neighbors to the north.
am ashamed to be Canadian when I see this type of action being
taken by the country I love!!! Our people do NOT support the
U.S. wars, and we want to resume our traditional role as peacemakers!"
Nicholas Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
of Canadian and US citizens, horrified by the restrictions on our
right to travel, have signed our Don't
Blacklist Peacemakers petition. If you haven't signed
it on to your friends, please do so now.. We want to
be able to hand over as many names as possible when we deliver the
petitions to the Canadian consulates in San Francisco, Los Angeles,
Chicago, New York and DC on October 23rd. If you are in any of these
cities, please come join us! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you can make it!
as our Canadian friends are trying to reclaim their traditional
role as peacemakers, so, too, must we reclaim our tradition of harnessing
the power of the grassroots to effect social change. On October
27th, CODEPINKers will participate
Peace Demonstrations around the country to focus national
attention on the urgency of ending the war
and highlight the impact of war spending on
domestic needs. We will be marching in 11 different cities:
join us-with your help, our collective voice will grow louder and
stronger and all the more impossible for Congress to ignore.
peace and outrage and hope,
Desiree, Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Liz, Medea, Nancy, Patricia,
Rae, Samantha, and Sarah
week's action to Stop the Next War Now
you signed our October pledge to Stop the Next War Now?
If not, please
sign up now -- we will send you a simple action
to do each week to prevent war with Iran.
This week, we're asking you to connect with your lawmakers:
Please call your Representatives at
(202)225-3121 and urge them to sign Rep. DeFazio's letter
requesting Congressional Oversight of the Administrations
Plans for Iran. We need them to ask the tough questions
that are not being asked and keep Bush and his cronies in
check. Please circulate this action
widely; remember--the person who signs up the most
friends and family will win a one-week trip to the CODEPINK
house in DC!