Skip to comments.Local protesters urge Congress to reject military action in Syria
Posted on 09/10/2013 6:02:04 AM PDT by GrootheWanderer
President Barack Obama has brought together Dalton area residents from across the political spectrum. They joined forces to oppose his plans for military strikes against the Syrian government.
I dont want to see us in another war, said John Anthony, chairman of the Whitfield County Democratic Party. We are tired of war. Whats going on over there is a civil war between the Sunni and the Shia, and we need to stay out of it. I support the president, and I will continue to support him. But I just dont think military action is the right thing.
Anthony was one of about two dozen people gathered on Thornton Avenue Monday night to oppose military intervention in Syria. President Obama has asked Congress to authorize such action, saying the Syrian government used chemical weapons against rebel forces two weeks ago.
The demonstration was organized by the Whitfield County Democratic Party, but several members of the Dalton Tea Party and individuals who described themselves as Republicans also joined the protest to express their opposition to military action.
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