The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 11, 2004

  • The Massachusetts legislature debates a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage – hundreds of opponents and supporters of the measure rally as the debate begins
  • San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom proposes that the City issue marriage licenses to same sex couples
  • Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide rejects opposition demands that he resign – members of the Congressional Black Caucus criticize the Bush administration for supporting the opposition
  • Striking and locked out grocery workers resume talks with Southern California grocery chains – in San Francisco, a protest at the Pacific Stock Exchange urges shareholders to sell off their Safeway stock
  • Drug Czar John Walters denounces medical marijuana during a Sacramento visit – State lawmakers urge a moratorium on federal raides in California
  • Federal officials reportedly drop their supboenas of anti-war activists who staged an anti-war event at an Iowa university
  • Wesley Clark drops out of the Democratic Presidential race

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