Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

my congresswoman arrested - donna edwards

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
 
GreatCaesarsGhost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:03 AM
Original message
my congresswoman arrested - donna edwards
Darfur protest in Washington. keith ellison and others arrested also.

source: msnbc
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:13 AM
Response to Original message
1. did they say what caused the arrest?
I wonder what happened.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
GreatCaesarsGhost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:21 AM
Response to Reply #1
2. link: 5 US lawmakers, others arrested at Darfur protest
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Eight activists protesting the expulsion of aid groups in Darfur have been arrested in front of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington.

...

Humanitarian leaders and five U.S. lawmakers, including Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison and Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards, were led away from the embassy in handcuffs Monday after crossing a police line.



http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5glagP...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:26 AM
Response to Reply #2
4. arrested for crossing a police line
Well I'm glad they did it, otherwise we wouldn't have known they were protesting in the first place. :thumbsup:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
NorthernSpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:50 AM
Response to Reply #2
8. All Dems!
John Lewis, D-GA
James McGovern, D-MA
Donna Edwards, D-MD
Lynn Woolsey, D-CA
Keith Ellison, D-MN


What I want to say to them is...


:yourock:

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
lies and propaganda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 12:12 PM
Response to Reply #8
10. NICE! MIne too!
Love ya Lynne!
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
NorthernSpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:47 AM
Response to Reply #1
5. Not moving to the other side of the police tape when told to.
It was civil disobedience.

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:24 AM
Response to Original message
3. Well, good for them...
there needs to be a lot more protest over the atrocities in Darfur.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
dem629 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:49 AM
Response to Original message
6. They achieved something wonderful this morning......
they got on the news!
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Phoebe Loosinhouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:50 AM
Response to Original message
7. They're lucky they weren't in Minnesota where they would have been charged as domestic terrorist
under the Patriot Act! Who knows, they still could be.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Vidar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 11:55 AM
Response to Original message
9. Good for them.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 12:21 PM
Response to Original message
11. Video up at Huff Po:
Edited on Mon Apr-27-09 12:23 PM by mod mom
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/27/five-members-o...

Uniformed Secret Service officers put plastic handcuffs on Reps. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), John Lewis (D-Ga.), Donna Edwards (D-Md.), Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), and Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.), along with Save Darfur Coalition president Jerry Fowler and Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast after the group stepped behind yellow police tape in front of the embassy.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Sun Sep 21st 2014, 11:14 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC