BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - About 100 protesters gathered in Bloomington for a
rally against possible U.S. military strikes in Syria.
Many of those at Monday's rally on the downtown square were members of the
Bloomington Peace Action Coalition or the Unitarian Universalist Church.
Rally speaker David Keppel tells The Herald Times he believes it's wonderful
that many Republican congressmen are skeptical of U.S. military involvement
and are in agreement with anti-war protesters.
Keppel says he hopes congressmen remember the lessons of the Iraq and
Afghanistan wars as they consider President Barack Obama's request for
military action against Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
Unitarian Universalist Rev. Bill Breeden told the crowd he wants the White
House "fumigated" to rid it of whatever "virus" causes presidents to use