St. Louis Public Radio News
2:00 pm
Mon November 11, 2002

Anti-War Protestors Rally in Rams Traffic

St. Louis, MO – Anti-war protestors passed out fliers to people stuck in traffic after yesterday's Rams game.

It was part of a rally that started at Centenary Methodist Church in downtown. There, Air Force Captain Steven Potts told protestors he'll try to leave the military because of his growing anti-war feelings. "I don't like how we're going about the world," Potts said. "I don't like the revenge ideas we've had, the postering and intimidation we've had looking at the world, saying we're stronger and we can do whatever we feel like."

Peace advocates say the resolution that the U.N. passed last week over Iraq buys them a little time to try to sway public opinion against a war.

Bill Ramsey, with the Human Rights Action Service, says the new resolution offers just one chance for peace, but that it's flush with opportunities that allow the Bush administration to go to war.