The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 24, 2004

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President Bush urges approval of a Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage…social conservatives praise the President – opponents say Bush’s action is election year pandering to the Right Wing

A pair of conservative republicans who helped organize last year’s gubernatorial election say they’ll try to remove California Attorney General Bill Lockyer from office for failing to enforce the State’s ban on same sex marriage

The National Education Association asks President Bush to dismiss Education Secretary Rod Paige for calling the teachers union a "terrorist organization"

Haitian opposition leaders reject a power sharing plan agreed to by President Aristide – while armed rebels capture another Haitian city

Worldwide protests target San Francisco based Bechtel Corporation and Texas based Halliburton as war profiteers in Iraq

Alameda County voters are asked to increase the county sales tax to save hospital facilities for indegent residents