April 24, 2007
On April 16, to mark Tax Day, six peacemakers were arrested in the office of Representative Mike Thompson and while blocking the street in front of his office. Following is the statement which the six issued regarding the occupation action.
Occupation of Rep. Thompson’s Office in Fort Bragg, April 16, 2007
“NO BLOOD FOR OIL,” chanted an estimated 15 to 30 million peace demonstrators around the world Feb. 15, 2003, on the eve of the US-led invasion of Iraq. Now the evidence is indisputable, it was indeed— all along —“blood for oil.”