Friday, October 12, 2007
Picketers want charges dropped against war protesters
By Christy Gutowski | Daily Herald Staff
Published: 10/11/2007 6:07 PM | Updated: 10/12/2007 12:11 AM
The legal debate that arose after two anti-war activists were arrested in DuPage County spilled into the street Thursday when protesters called on prosecutors to drop the charges.
About two dozen sign-toting protesters rallied outside the county government complex along County Farm Road in Wheaton.
They argue the activists are being wrongly prosecuted and beseeched DuPage State's Attorney Joseph Birkett to dismiss the misdemeanor case.
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