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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-24-06 11:10 AM
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Freep updates Ferndale (Woodward & 9 Mile) anti-war protests
Don't miss the great photo at the Freep link.

http://freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060824/NE...

DEMONSTRATION AT HOME: Antiwar protesters' battle shifts

As driver support grows, cops pose new problems

BY FRANK WITSIL
FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER

August 24, 2006


For nearly four years, Kim Bergier and dozens of other protesters have braved cold and heat, wind and rain, angry shouts -- and even, in one case, fists -- to deliver a simple message: They are opposed to war.

Every Monday evening, they've been gathering at the intersection of 9 Mile and Woodward in Ferndale to hold signs -- "Impeach Bush," "No War" and "2,611 U.S. killed in Iraq" -- and flash peace signs.

In the beginning, the demonstrators acknowledge, they got more middle fingers than thumbs-up.

But, now, the activists say, as the war in Iraq drags on, they're getting more support from passersby but are getting static from the police.

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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-24-06 05:29 PM
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1. "The sound was deafening," (Ferndale Police Chief) Kitchen said
The sound was deafening? Were there that many people honking? Maybe they should hold the protest in front of Kitchen's house?
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