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Airstrike in Syria fuels protest in Spokane

Airstrike in Syria fuels protest in...

SPOKANE, Wash. - President Donald Trump's executive order to bomb an air base in Syria fueled a protest in Spokane on Friday afternoon.

About a dozen members of the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane gathered in a median, just north of downtown Spokane Friday afternoon in opposition of the president's decision to bomb in Syria.

Some activists held signs while others wore gas masks. 

Liz Moore, Director of PJALS said the chemical attack on innocent children is horrific.

"But we want to make sure is that we're not being manipulated by that sadness and that horror into supporting very dangerous military escalation that can um, further already very explosive situation," said Liz Moore, PJALS Director.

On its website, PJALS outlines 8 steps to solving the crisis in Syria that don't involve missiles.  PJALS urges the president to support refugees and follow our constitution.

 


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