Tag Archives: Code Pink

DOJ Drops Case Against Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions During His Senate Confirmation Hearing

The Washington Examiner reports: Justice Department prosecutors dropped their case against the woman who was arrested after laughing during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, according to a report Tuesday. Desiree Fairooz, who was set to face a second trial next week, is a 61 year-old veteran activist associated with the organization Code Pink. She was arrested during Jeff Sessions’ …

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Judge Tosses Conviction Of Code Pink Activist Who Laughed During Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearing

The HuffPost reports: A D.C. judge has tossed out a jury’s conviction of a protester who laughed during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate confirmation hearing, finding on Friday that the government had improperly argued during the trial that her laughter was enough to merit a guilty verdict. The judge ordered a new trial in the case, setting a court date …

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Code Pink Activist Goes On Trial For Laughing During Confirmation Hearing For Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The HuffPost reports: The U.S. Capitol Police officer who decided to arrest an activist because she briefly laughed during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January is a rookie cop who had never conducted an arrest before nor worked at a congressional hearing. Nevertheless, prosecutors persisted this week in pursuing charges against the 61-year-old woman the rookie had taken …

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Sen. John McCain To Code Pink Protesters: “Get Out Of Here, You Low-Life Scum”

Via The Hill: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called protesters “low-life scum,” after they interrupted a hearing by calling for former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to be arrested for war crimes. Protesters from the group Code Pink chanted, “Arrest Henry Kissinger for war crimes!” and raised signs in the air as Kissinger entered the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing room. …

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Code Pink Disrupts Senate Hearing On ISIS: “Shame On You, Sen. McCain!”

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Code Pink Forces Suspension Of Senate Confirmation Hearing For CIA Director

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Code Pink Protester Interrupts John Kerry’s Senate Confirmation Hearing

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Classy Dana Loesch Strikes Again

You’ll note that the account of this incident on Breitbart fails to mention what Loesch screamed at these women. Code Pink took the high road, responding with “Peace and justice!” UPDATE: Here’s video of Loesch and her husband (on the camera) following one of the Code Pink protesters out of the arena. Mr. Loesch seems to think he’s really famous.

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Tim Pawlenty Gets Glittered

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TONIGHT: BP Protest In NYC

Environmental activists and the usual clingers-on to any social movement will gather near the BP station on Houston Street in downtown Manhattan tonight to protest the oil giant’s culpability in the Gulf oil spill. Code Pink is involved. Ooh, and those always gentle folks from Critical Mass. I predict mayhem. Here’s the action’s fact sheet, via Gothamist. The response to …

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Fox’s Megyn Kelly To Code Pink: Who Are YOU To Try To Silence Karl Rove?

Fox News host Megyn Kelly think’s Code Pink has a lot of nerve to try and make a citizen’s arrest of a war criminal for committing war crimes.

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Shoe Protest Spreads To U.S.

Via press release: Please join CODE PINK: Women for Peace, AfterDowningStreet, and Democrats.com this Wednesday, December 17, 2008, in Washington, D.C., at Lafayette Square Park in front of the White House. We will have with us a large supply of shoes labeled with the names of Iraqis who have died in Bush’s war. We encourage you to bring your old …

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In Yer Face, Condi

Code Pink rocks. Heroes, every one of them.

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