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Originally posted by jsobecky
Heard on the radio today that some were planning a "rolling hunger strike". They take turns, fasting for 8 hours, then someone comes and takes their place for the next 8 hours, and so on.
Troops Home Fast: Nationwide Hunger Strikes Protest Iraq War
The fasters plan to stay in front of the White House every day until August 14th, when they move the hunger strike next to President Bush's vacation ranch in Crawford, Texas.
Thousands of protestors gathered across the nation over the July 4th holiday to protest the Iraq war. Three thousand people around the world are fasting or have done so for at least one day this past week as part of a national "Troops Home Fast" to end the Iraq war. We speak with CodePink founder, Medea Benjamin. [includes rush transcript]