Woman Who Lost Relative in 9-11 Attacks Arrested for Protesting War

March 14, 2003


Four people were arrested yesterday on the west steps of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. in an act of non-violent direct action protesting an invasion of Iraq.

Those arrested include: Kelly Campbell, who helped found September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows after losing a relative in the Pentagon Building, Nancy Lessin, co-founder of Military Families Speak Out, a national organization of individuals and families with relatives or loved ones in the military, Bob Wing of United for Peace and Justice, and Molly McGrath of the National Youth and Student Peace Coalition.

  • Kelly Campbell, co-founder of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows. She lost a relative in the Pentagon Building in the September 11th attacks.