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War Protesters Deliver Message to the Pentagon

Crowds of Iraq war protesters marched Saturday on the Pentagon, retracing the footsteps of demonstrators against the Vietnam War 40 years ago.

Speakers at the Pentagon rally criticized the Bush administration at every turn but blamed congressional Democrats, too, for refusing to cut off money for the war.

President Bush was at Camp David in Maryland for the weekend. Spokesman Blair Jones said of the protests: "Our Constitution guarantees the right to peacefully express one's views. The men and women in our military are fighting to bring the people of Iraq the same rights and freedoms."


The Pentagon event was one of a series of protests across the country this weekend, just ahead of the fourth anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq.

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