Court Of Impeachment And War Crimes: Impeach Bush and Cheney; End The War; Updates From A.N.S.W.E.R.org; MARCH ON SEPTEMBER 15
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Impeach Bush and Cheney; End The War; Updates From A.N.S.W.E.R.org; MARCH ON SEPTEMBER 15











September 15: A showdown in Washington DCUSLAW, Veterans for Peace back Sept. 15 March

September 15 in Washington, DC is becoming the biggest showdown between the major contending forces in the Iraq War.

The future of the Iraq war is at a tipping point.

A warmongering president is politically isolated and is planning to use the September 15 Petraeus report from the Pentagon to justify the continuation of the war in Iraq. On the other side, millions of people are angrily demanding an immediate end to the war.

September 15, 2007 will be remembered as a moment of decision. The future of Iraq and the fate of US soldiers and marines hangs in the balance.


There is really just one issue: will the people of the United States take to the streets and prove that they have the capacity to stop a government carrying out criminal activity in their names.

The support for the September 15 March on Washington is immense.

New September 15 endorsers include the national Veterans For Peace (VFP), USLAW (U.S. Labor Against the War), Iraq Veterans Against the War Chair Garett Reppenhagen, Tina Richards and Grassroots America, Campus Anti-War Network (CAN), Pam Africa, Hip Hop Caucus, Democracy Rising and hundreds of others from veterans groups, and student, labor organizations, civil rights and environmental organizations. They join with Howard Zinn, Ramsey Clark, the Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation, Cindy Sheehan, Mounzer Sleiman of the National Council of Arab Americans, Cynthia McKinney, Father Roy Bourgeois and Eric LeCompte of the School of Americas Watch, Jonathan Hutto and Liam Madden of Appeal for Redress, Malik Rahim, Code Pink, ImpeachBush.org, National Lawyers Guild, Latino Movement USA, and hundreds of others.

We need everyone who has stood against this war to begin making plans now, organizing their friends, families and co-workers to be part of this mass assembly on September 15. Click here for flyers, transportation sign up. Many people will remain in Washington on September 16-20 to Turn Up the Heat as the politicians and Congress “debate” war funding following the issuance of the Petraeus report. The war must end now, and we must do all we can to make that happen.

To become an endorser of the Sept. 15 March on Washington, click this link.

To become a transportation center for the Sept. 15 March on Washington, please click on this link

Calendar of actions

1) Cindy Sheehan's Walk for Humanity: Walk Route

Date Leave Arrive

July 10 Crawford Tx Houston Tx
July 11 Houston Tx. New Orleans La.
July 12 New Orleans La. Montgomery Al.
July 13 Montgomery Al. Ft. Benning Ga,
July 14 Ft. Benning Ga Atlanta Ga.
July 15 Atlanta Ga. Gainsville Ga.
July 16 Ganisville Ga. Clemson SC
July 17 Clemson SC Charlotte NC
July 18 Charlotte NC Greensboro NC
July 19 Greensboro NC Lynchburg VA
July 20 Lynchburg VA Charlottesville Va
July 21 Charlottesville Va. Richmond Va.
July 22 Richmond Va. Arlington Va
July 23 Arlington Cem White House/ Capital
July 23 Washington DC Philadelphia PA.
July 24 Philadelphia PA Allentown PA
July 25 Allentown PA New York City NY
July 26 United Nations Action
July 27 Begin to Gather at Central Park
July 28 TBA
July 29 Gathering of Hearts Fest Central Park

2) IVAW DC Chapter launch "Funding the War is Killing the Troops" campaign

Please join Garett Reppenhagen, Adam Kokesh, Rev. Yearwood, and Geoffrey Millard as they announce and kick off this campaign.

Where: Upper Senate Park, Washington DC

When: July 17, 2:00 PM

What: Rally to support Iraq Veterans Against the War DC Chapter to kick off campaign, "Funding the War is Killing the Troops." Directly following Rally, IVAW will deliver flags to Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Steney Hoyer, and Majority Whip James Clyburn.

3) July 23rd march with Cindy Sheehan from Arlington Cemetery to the Capitol, where there will be an impeachment rally

4) July 24th Rally on Capitol Hill Veterans for Peace, Grassroots America

5) Swarm on Congress Summer: Participate in workshops, sit-ins, hearings, etc. From now until July 31Organized by Grassroots America

6) Sept 15: March on Washington: End the War Now!March on the White House and Congress!Turn Up the Heat in DC when General Petraeus is scheduled to report to Congress on the "surge." Initiated by the ANSWER Coalition, endorsed by hundreds of organizations and individuals. To see a partial list, click on this link.

7) Sept 16 National Organizers Meeting and Training Session to Turn Up the Heat

8) Sept 17-20 Turn Up the Heat Days of Action in Washington DCDemand an immediate end to the war in the halls and offices of Congress

9) Sept 22- 29: Encampment in Washington DCOrganized by TONC10) October 20-27 regional and local demonstrations against the warorganized by UFPJ, ANSWER Coalition and others

Initial sponsors of the march include:The ANSWER Coalition; Ramsey Clark; Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation; Mounzer Sleiman, Vice Chair, National Council of Arab Americans; Cindy Sheehan; Cynthia McKinney; Veterans for Peace (National); Garett Reppenhagen, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Chair of Board of Directors; Tina Richards, CEO of Grassroots America; Rev. Lenox Yearwood, CEO of Hip Hop Caucus; Father Roy Bourgeois and Eric LeCompte, School of Americas Watch; Kevin Zeese, Democracy Rising; Navy Petty Officer Jonathan Hutto, co-founder Appeal for Redress; Liam Madden, Pres., Boston Chapter of Iraq Veterans Against the War and co-founder of Appeal for Redress; Malik Rahim, founder of Common Ground Collective, New Orleans; Howard Zinn, Author and Historian; Carlos & Melida Arredondo, Gold Star Families for Peace; Rev. Graylan Hagler, Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice; Code Pink; Latino Movement USA; Hermandad Mexicana Nacional; Ron Kovic, Vietnam Veteran, author, Born on the 4th of July; Leonard Weinglass, Cuban 5 attorney; Michael Berg; National Lawyers Guild; Father Luis Barrios, Iglesia de San Romero de las Americas - UCC; World Can't Wait; Frank Velgara, ProLibertad Freedom Campaign; Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal


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