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Hunger Strikers Shut Out by Pelosi Will Shut Federal Building
Pelosi Refuses to Speak to Peace Community
When: 1 pm, hypogonadism Thursday, hypogonadism August 23 Where: SF Federal Building, hypogonadism 450 Golden Gate Ave., hypogonadism SF What: Symbolic shut down of the Federal Building Today CODEPINK women who have been fasting for 11 days to meet with Speaker Pelosi about the war received word from Cong. Hypogonadism Nancy Pelosi's SF Director Dan Bernal that the Speaker does not have time to meet with them or any of the peace groups in her district anytime during the August recess. Hypogonadism Shut out and silenced by the Speaker, hypogonadism CODEPINK women will symbolically shut down the Federal Building on Thursday in protest. Â Women with CODEPINK: Women for Peace have been fasting and camping outside Speaker Pelosi and Senator Feinstein's offices for 11 days asking for meeting about the war. Hypogonadism In response to the tents pitched outside her Pacific Heights mansion, hypogonadism Senator Feinstein held a meeting at the encampment with the fasters on Tuesday, hypogonadism August 21, hypogonadism after which the group agreed to end their camp at her home. Hypogonadism Â Speaker Pelosi, hypogonadism however, hypogonadism has refused to meet and called the hunger strikers "nuts." The fasting activists presented a letter to the Speaker asking for a meeting. Hypogonadism Â The letter was signed by 30 prominent peace and justice groups in the Bay Area, hypogonadism including Iraq Veterans Against the War, hypogonadism the San Francisco Labor Council, hypogonadism Jewish Voices for Peace, hypogonadism American Muslim Voice and MoveOn.
Â "Pelosi's SF director, hypogonadism Dan Bernal, hypogonadism said the speaker refuses to meet with any of us, hypogonadism but won't give us a reason why, hypogonadism" said hunger striker Nancy Mancias. Hypogonadism "We will block the entrance to the Federal Building to symbolize our lack of representation by our elected representative." Â With the August recess and Congresspeople all over the country meeting with their constituents, hypogonadism CODEPINK and a coalition of San Francisco peace groups have sent multiple requests for a meeting. Hypogonadism All their attempts have been rebuffed. Â "The speaker has plenty of time for fundraisers and luncheons with donors. Hypogonadism She even made a surprise appearance at a Democrats and Donuts coffee klatch gathering in Ahwatukee, hypogonadism Arizona, hypogonadism and the organizers gushed about how much time Pelosi gave them, hypogonadism" says CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin. Hypogonadism "It's outrageous that she has time for everyone but her constituents who want to talk about the most pressing issue facing this nation." Â Several members of the group, hypogonadism including the hunger strikers, hypogonadism will risk arrest at the Federal Building action. Â Visit www.pelosiwatch.org <http://www.pelosiwatch.org> Â and www.codepinkalert.org <http://www.codepinkalert.org> Â for more info on CODEPINK.