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CodePink Activists summoned to Court in Oakland

by Bill Carpenter (wcarpent [at] ccsf.edu)
Four CodePink mothers have been charged with trespassing at the Oakland Marine Recruiting Station and intimidating the U.S. Marines there. They could do up to a year in jail if convicted in a jury trial beginning this week.

The four mothers – Pamela Bennett, Toby Blome, Medea Benjamin, and Zanne Joi – were jailed March 24 during a protest when they attempted to express their deep despair and profound anguish over the 4000th U.S. soldier death, the 1+ million Iraqi deaths, as well as the continued recruiting of youth.

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