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CODEPINK holds activist training ahead of several RNC demonstrations listen

08/27/12 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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CODEPINK, the women’s peace group, is in Tampa this week -taking part in protester against the Republican convention.

About a dozen women singing protest tunes only blocks away from the Republican Convention in downtown Tampa Sunday.

The organization’s founder Medea Benjamin has been working to keep budding protesters on their toes.

”We actually started two days ago, we protested and we’ve been making a lot of our props and now we’re here teaching people chants, trying o...

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Code Pink wants activists to bring their vaginas to Tampa for the Republican convention listen

07/25/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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A women’s peace group is asking supporters to bring their vaginas to Tampa for the Republican National Convention next month. Rae Abileah, co-director for Code Pink, said the shock factor will help get their message out.

“This is appropriate to bring our powerful, feminine energy to the convention to do something creative and humorous, but that has a very serious undertone.”

Abileah expects the group to be fairly small – less than 100 – but said a small group of women can s...

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