Charlottesville rally against war in Iran

Indivisible Charlottesville and Charlottesville’s chapter of Democratic Socialists of America hosted a rally Sunday afternoon protesting a war in Iran.
Updated: Jan. 5, 2020 at 7:50 PM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, V.A. (WVIR) -About 200 people gathered outside of the federal courthouse in Charlottesville to protest. This all comes after President Donald Trump ordered a drone strike, killing a top Iranian military general.

City Councilor Michael Payne said the rally shows the widespread opposition of war.

"The Trump administration has committed an act of war by assassinating a top military leader of another country, which again is an act of war, which under the constitution is required to have congressional authorization, which has not happened. So it’s very important that we make our voices heard,” Payne said.

Payne suggests people contact Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, as well as 5th District Congressman Denver Riggleman to ask them to vote for legislation opposing war.

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