America Stands Watch anti-war protesters detained after leaving without resistance from Senate gallery

Marcum, Karissa
September 2007
Hill;9/5/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 100, p6
The article reports on the detention of America Stands Watch activists in the U.S. The group is detained by Capitol Police following an unusual protest in the Senate gallery. They entered the chamber of the congressional galleries which is open to the public and violated the chamber rules. According to the activist's leaders, the protest was designed to catch the attention of lawmakers and to help end an unpopular war.


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