Protest group sues over inaguration route

The lawsuit in federal district court claims the National Park Service is illegally blocking the general public from access to vast portions of Pennsylvania Ave. reserved solely for guests screened by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

Thousands of protestors expected for "counter-inaugural"

Groups angry about the Iraq war, the economy, President Bush's environmental policies, and a myriad of other issues promise to put their mark on Thursday's celebration with several marches, rallies and acts of civil disobedience.

Protest Groups, Too, Prepare for the President's Big Day

From nondescript headquarters a dozen blocks from the Capitol, a coalition of groups linked by their opposition to the war in Iraq and other administration policies are organizing their own inauguration events.

Widespread media coverage for January 20 - Funds urgently needed

January 20 Update: Media coverage from NYTimes, NPR, AP & Reuters (see below) ~ ~ ~ Funds needed for bleachers, sound, stage & more ~ ~ ~ Spread the word about antiwar bleachers at 4th St. & Pennsylvania Ave.

A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition wins the right to set up antiwar bleachers and hold a rally on the north side of 4th St. and Pennsylvania

A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition wins the right to set up antiwar bleachers and hold a rally on the north side of 4th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW! Updated logistics, bus transportation and more The A.N.S.W.E.R.

Record security promised in D.C.

WASHINGTON -- Six thousand police officers, 2,500 military personnel, and dozens of federal security agencies will patrol a locked-down capital during next week's presidential inauguration, which outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge promised yesterday would be the most secure in history.

Protesters Get Prime Spot for Inauguration

The anti-war group A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition is planning to erect its own bleachers in the space, an open plaza on Pennsylvania Ave., just a few blocks from the Capitol building, said Brian Becker, national coordinator for the group.

Converge at 4th St. & Pennsylvania Ave. on the north side of the parade route

Momentum Grows for January 20 CounterInaugural demonstration Converge at 4th St. & Pennsylvania Ave. on the north side of the parade route - Find buses from your city - - Funds are urgently needed for the January 20th mobilization - - View a short documentary (5 min.

Statement on the humanitarian crisis in Asia

Statement on the humanitarian crisis in Asia The world has witnessed the greatest natural disaster in the lifetime of most of the people now living. The expressions of human solidarity, stretching across countries and continents, is the one bright light.

Jan. 20: Line the inaugural route in DC by 9:00 am!

Line the Inaugural Route on January 20 Be there by 9:00 am! Four years ago as George W. Bush rode in his limousine along the Inaugural parade route, he was met by a sea of vocal protestors and anti-Bush signs.


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