Skip to comments.Sheehan Cancels Visits To Colorado - Anti-War Activists Cancels after Protests At Church, College
Posted on 09/05/2005 5:50:11 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan has canceled three visits to Colorado after emotions over her protest outside President Bush's ranch boiled over at a church and college campus.
A Glenwood Springs church voted Thursday not to allow Sheehan to give a speech scheduled for later this month after some members threatened to leave the church if she came.
Church member Mo Barz said he thinks it is inappropriate for the church to host a political speaker.
"I was definitely against having her," he said. "I felt all along the church should rescind any agreement they had to have her be there."
Sheehan has gained notoriety for her monthlong protest outside Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas and her demands to meet with him to discuss her 24-year-old son Casey's death in Iraq. Detractors have said she is demoralizing the troops and using her son's death to push a liberal platform.
The day after the church called off her visit there, Sheehan canceled other visits to the state, citing "more pressing needs elsewhere in the country," according to Karen Sjoberg, director of Grand Valley Peace and Justice, which had arranged for one of the visits.
Sheehan was scheduled to speak at Mesa State College in Grand Junction on Sept. 15. After the school received complaints that she would be appearing on campus, the school issued a statement saying it did not support or sponsor Sheehan's visit. Sheehan's camp then canceled the visit.
She also canceled a stop in Paonia.
The Peace Train is off the tracks.
Sheehan a She has been.
Yes, she could use her newfound spare time to get a RABIES SHOT.
she cited "more pressing needs elsewhere in the country"...i.e...she's trying to find someplace that WILL let her talk..betcha she isn't finding any takers..yes, the peace train is off the track..
Make sure to call and write folks.
She's just a media whore and doesn't feel like doing anything so long as N.O. is the number 1 news story.
She doesn't want anyone telling her she's way out of line.
That's what I'm thinking.
Maybe she's helping with hurrican relief...NOT.
I think it was very bad form that she was in Houston protesting Delay at the same time the Astrodome was filling up with "refugees". They blew whatever momentum the had at that point.
I'm sure the moonbats in my hometown of The People's Republic of Boulder would welcome her with open arms. I'm pretty sure all the normal people have fled.
Aw shucks, you mean all those millions Soros spent on the tents and publicity at Crawford was for nothing. Man, how did that guy ever manage to get so rich when he keeps making such bad investments.
It'd be interesting to know what kind of "church" was going to sponsor Cindy. I'd guess that it is yet another apostate Protestant hulk, but you never know. Seems like the reporter went out of the way to avoid naming this bunch but singled out the parishioner for his temerity. That guy, even if he is apostate, should get a medal for standing up against the wolves. Probably the only ram in the fold with the sheep.
Probably nothing more noteworthy than Cindy having been upstaged by Katrina. With more interesting and photogenic scenes and moonbat rantings to capture on videotape down in the gulf, the MSM has "moved on".
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