Here are some of demonstrations planned along Pennsylvania Avenue
and at other locations on Inauguration Day:
|Group or event
|International ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and
||A coalition that opposes the administration's
domestic and foreign policies
||A rally at John Marshall Park, Fourth Street and
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, at 9 a.m. The group has threatened to sue to
open other areas to demonstrators.
|D.C. Anti-War Network (DAWN)
||A network whose goal is the end of U.S. military intervention
abroad and the end of attacks on freedoms at home.
||A rally at Meridian Hill Park, 16th Street and Florida Avenue
NW, at 9 a.m., followed at 11:15 a.m. by a march down 16th Street to
McPherson Square. Civil disobedience planned across from Lafayette
||Pro-bicycle advocates for the environment and for alternative
||Two bike rides through downtown streets; one starting at
Union Station at 7:30 a.m., the second at Dupont Circle at 4 p.m.
||Coalition of anarchists opposed to capitalism.
||A "festive and rowdy march," to start at Franklin Square,
14th and K streets NW, at 12:30 p.m.
|Turn Your Back on Bush
||A mix of anti-Bush activists.
||Protesters to find spots along the parade route and turn
their backs on President Bush as he passes.
|Not One Damn Dime Day
||A protest of the inauguration and the war in Iraq.
||A national, all-day boycott of all forms of consumer spending.
|Committee to ReDefeat the President
||An anti-Bush group that wants to highlight alleged voter
suppression and fraud in the 2004 election.
||A rally at the Jefferson Memorial featuring historical
impersonators. A counter-inaugural ball is planned that night.
|Billionaires for Bush
||Satirical group protesting administration policies.
||Performances at 10:30 a.m. at FDR Memorial. A ball is planned
Counter-Demonstrators and Other Groups
|Group or event
|Christian Defense Coalition
||A group that wants to encourage the nomination of
antiabortion justices to the Supreme Court.
||A rally outside the Canadian Embassy near Fourth
Street NW, on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue.
|D.C. chapter of Free Republic
||A group that wants to show support for the president and U.S.
||A rally at 10:30 a.m. at Seventh Street and Indiana Avenue
NW. Another rally to start later on Pennsylvania Avenue NW east of
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