February 23, 2008

The Indictment Initiative Takes Off

Vermont Citizens again lead the way for pro-active democracy. Put down your hoes and pick up the ballot!

Public Forum Planned on Brattleboro, Vermont
Proposal to Arrest Bush and Cheney

Why Indict? A Forum on Brattleboro’s Indictment Resolution
An information session and discussion about the Brattleboro Town Meeting Ballot Article calling for the Indictment of President Bush and Vice President Cheney will be held on March 2nd from 3 to 5 p.m. at the River Garden, at Main and High St., in Brattleboro, Vt. Scheduled speakers include David Swanson, Laurie Dobson, Dan DeWalt, and John Nirenberg.
The Indictment Resolution was drafted by Kurt Daims and then placed on the Brattleboro Town Meeting ballot. Since then, thousands of emails and comments from throughout the country have been received, praising our town and its citizens in the loftiest of terms for its courageous step in bringing this Resolution forward and for bringing the issue to national awareness. The Brattleboro Indictment Resolution has also inspired similar resolutions by citizens in other localities around the country, including Portland (OR), Kennebunkport (ME), and elsewhere. This ballot initiative is meant to generate the real dialogues of crimes and war crimes. As that conversation is maturing, statesmen and attorneys around the nation will forge appropriate legal mechanisms to fit the current critical situation.
This forum will explain the reasoning behind the Resolution, and why it should pass.
[...] This event is critical for anyone wishing to understand the thinking behind the Town Meeting Resolution. There will be ample time allotted for questions and answers.
The vote will take place at the General Town Meeting and Presidential Primary, Tuesday, March 4th at Brattleboro Union High School Gym. Polls are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Please note: The Indictment Initiative article is printed on the REVERSE side of the ballot. Look for it!
For more information, call 802-257-4995 or 802-258-4931, or email at bushindictment@gmail.com

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