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Want to See a Protest?

Some will celebrate Barack Obama's inauguration. Others will use the occasion as a chance to protest various causes.

If you're interested in where the protesters plan to rally Tuesday, here's a list compiled by Post reporter Lori Aratani:

National Japanese Memorial Foundation will be at New Jersey and Louisiana avenues (where the memorial is located); about 75 people will ring a bell to encourage world peace.

The Westboro Baptist Church (from Topeka, Kan.) will be at 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, about 15 people, they have an anti-gay, anti-military focus.

A pro life group called the Christian Defense Coalition will be in front of the Canadian Embassy at 5th Street and Pennsylvania Ave.

The Arrest Bush folks will be in front of the FBI building on Pennsylvania Ave. between 9th and 10th streets. They expect 3,000 folks to join them, though that figure is not confirmed.

James Cook, who is there in support of the Bill of Rights with bewteen 50 to 250 people will be at 9th Street and Pennsylvania Ave.

The Coalition for Peace will be at the northeast corner of Lafayette Park near the White House.

The Washington Peace Center will have a march starting at 7 a.m. from Merdian Park, south on 16th Street to McPherson Square.

By David A Nakamura  |  January 14, 2009; 6:30 PM ET  | Category:  Protests
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Comments



Anti-war I get, but anti-military? What's the purpose of that?

Posted by: kels78 | January 14, 2009 6:42 PM | Report abuse

Where will the final (middle finger) salute to Bush take place?

Posted by: utahmink | January 14, 2009 6:51 PM | Report abuse

All the bombs we're dropping on Iraq, we couldn't arrange just one to accidentally stray off-course and hit Fred Phelps instead? It doesn't seem like too much to ask.

Posted by: bug451 | January 14, 2009 8:47 PM | Report abuse

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