Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Procession for the Future Street Puppet March 8/26/08


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
Advocates for the legalization of marijuana were out in full force on Tuesday. Greg, of Denver, a marijuana user, lost everything after being charged with felony marijuana possession when his house was raided by police last week. Greg said he uses marijuana for medicinal purposes but does not use it legally under state law for the fear of Federal intervention.


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
Vietnam veteran, Ron Kovic and members from Iraq Veterans Against the War gave a press conference on Tuesday at the Veterans Memorial in front of the State Capitol Building. Kovic called for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and a renewed focus on the Taliban in Afghanistan, who attacked the U.S. in the first place.


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
Jonathan, a graduate of the Metropolitan State College of Denver, Supports Iraq Veterans Against the War Tuesday, shortly before a speech by Vietnam veteran, Ron Kovic at the Veterans Memorial in front of the State Capitol Building. Police presence at the event was for security purposes only.


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
The Word Trade Center towers were one of several mockups placed in front of the Denver City and County Building Tuesday during the Procession for the Future Puppet March. The march was organized by The Backbone Campaign in cooperation with Recreate 68.


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
Members of Code Pink and the Backbone Campaign unite at the Procession for the Future Street Puppet March near Civic Center Park on Tuesday. The pictured giant replica of the U.S. Constitution was signed by thousands of attendees and protesters and paraded through the streets of Denver.


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
Boulder resident, Morgan, age 22, made the commute to Denver Tuesday with hopes of protesting with the We Are Change Colorado group at Civic Center Park. Morgan pointed out several anomalies in the 911 attacks while explaining the while thing was an "inside job."


Photo by SEAN MULLINS / smullin5@mscd.edu
Joby Weeks, 27, of Denver, voices his opinions about the attacks on 911 and what he believes to be an inside job at Denver's Civic Center Park Wednesday. Weeks said, "we have a government that is more dangerous than the enemy it claims to be protecting us from."

1 comment:

mnwxchaser said...

Very nice coverage/shots of the DNC. I covered the RNC up here and was not sure if I knew what I had gotten myself into by the final night. The only casualty was a wind screen on one of the cams thankfully.