7 Arrested During NYC Protest Against Syrian Airstrikes: Gothamist

Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), said, “While we all condemn the atrocities in Syria, the United States was not attacked.”The protesters were intent on bringing a message of peace. From WABC 7:”All of these humanitarian wars that it has waged for hundreds of years have never brought about peace and democracy,” said Nina Macapimlac, a protester. “So bombing other countries to bring peace is a contradiction.””While Assad is a murderer and doesn’t represent the will of the Syrian people, the United States definitely does not represent the will of the Syrian people,” said Dan, a protester. “And Syria is a question to be answered by the Syrians, not by American imperialists who have devastated the region for decades.”

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