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CodePink, Raging Grannies and Friends at Federal Building
by Occupy San Francisco Now!
Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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Yesterday's San Francisco rally from 3pm at the new Federal Building (7th and Mission) was an expression of solidarity with the October2011 demonstration in Washington, DC, and with people in the streets of New York and everywhere.

It included open-mic periods for participants to suggest further actions on ending the wars, supplying our needs, taxing the rich, and protecting the environment. The Raging Grannies sang their message during open-mic period.

Bay City News reported that the rally was organized by Code Pink and was attended by World Can't Wait, Global Exchange, Veterans for Peace, Raging Grannies, and other groups.

"This isn't just another rally, this is the beginning," said Code Pink activist Janet Weil in an interview with Bay City News. "The thing that has lifted our sails has been the Occupy Our City movement." Janet emcee'd the rally.

These photos of CodePink Women for Peace and Raging Grannies in solidarity courtesy of the Raging Grannies.
§"Courage to Resist" Activist in Center...She Spoke about Bradley Manning
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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Raging Granny Ellyn at left
§Raging Grannies stand near DHS patrol car with a new friend
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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§Arrest if you must this old gray head,
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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but save my Medicare, she said!
Parody of John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Barbara Fritchie"
§Fight the Corruption!
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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§Janet Weil of CodePink emcees
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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§Two Raging Grannies display banner
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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§CodePink member in pink
by Occupy San Francisco Now! Friday Oct 7th, 2011 12:33 AM
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Raging Granny in green