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Activism

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Washington Post

A Defense Department database devoted to gathering information on potential threats to military facilities and personnel, known as Talon, had 13,000 entries as of a year ago -- including 2,821 reports involving American citizens, according to an inte

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Daily Press

Several dozen service members joined peace activists to call for an end to the war in Iraq. An "appeal for redress'' petition, signed by more than 1,000 active duty soldiers -- many of whom served in Iraq -- is to be delivered to Congres

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AP

American "peace mom" Cindy Sheehan called for the closure of the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as she and other activists arrived here Saturday to draw attention to the nearly 400 terror suspects held at the remote site.

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Pittsburg Post-Gazette

The Beaver County teen rapper who was expelled from school because of lyrics he posted online has reached a settlement. Anthony, who was led out of his middle school in handcuffs in April 2005, spent time locked up in a juvenile facility when he was

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KWTX

McLennan County sheriff’s deputies and Department of Public Safety troopers arrested anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan and 4 other protesters as President Bush met with top advisers to discuss Iraq war strategy at his Central Texas ranch.

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Orlando Sentinel

One minute, members of Students for a Democratic Society were holding signs asking to discuss war in Iran. The next, the police were accusing the campus activists of trespassing and threatening arrest if they didn't move to a "free-assembly

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AP

Peace activist Cindy Sheehan and 3 other women were convicted of trespassing for trying to deliver an anti-Iraq war petition to the US Mission to the UN. Prosecutors said they were arrested after ignoring police orders to disperse.

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London Times

The death of Malachi Ritscher was reported by a local television station as just another frustration for commuters driving into Chicago one morning when police were told that a statue was burning and slowing-up traffic along the expressway.

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Washington Post

The D.C. police department agreed to pay $685,000 and take steps to protect protesters from police abuse and ensure their rights to settle a lawsuit over the treatment of demonstrators at President Bush's inauguration in 2001.

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Washington Times

Three Dominican nuns who broke into a Colorado nuclear-missile silo say there's no chance of them paying restitution to the U.S. Air Force -- even if it means serving more prison time. Instead, the no-nukes nuns are trying to settle their $3,082

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Courier-Post

An outspoken community activist filed a complaint with township police after finding a pig's severed head on her front porch. Alene Ammond was at home celebrating her granddaughter's birthday with family and close friends when the incident o

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World Can't Wait (links to protest activities)

On October 5, people everywhere will walk out of school, take off work, and come to the downtowns & townsquares and make a powerful statement: "NO! THIS REGIME DOES NOT REPRESENT US! AND WE WILL DRIVE IT OUT!" Below you can find a growin

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keenefreepress.com

Our old friend Judge Kevin McMahon just jacked up her bail to $20,000, ordered her held for 30 days, and requested a competency exam report at the conclusion of that period. All this for what began with a simple trespassing charge.

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