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Bernie Sanders

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Sat Apr 23, 2016, 02:08 PM Apr 2016

March on the Democratic Convention in July [View all]

First, I need to say that Bernie hasn't lost yet; however, Hillary and her supporters are already gloating over the crushing of Bernie's Political Revolution. That can't be allowed to happen! There are plans for a massive march on the Democratic Convention in support of Bernie Sanders and his agenda. There's a Facebook page for the March and two event pages:

March on the Democratic National Convention
Bernie Supporters March on Philadelphia - Democratic National Convention

The first already has 2.2K people who've signed up as 'going' and 6.8K who've indicated that they're 'interested.'

Come out to Philadelphia and join us as we march on the Democratic National Convention this July! This march is in protest to the highly biased and unfair treatment, demonstrated by the DNC, towards presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders. It has been blatantly clear that the DNC has tried to tip the scales during this election, and has NOT represented the will of the citizens. We have to make our voices heard. WE WILL NOT STAND FOR THIS! This march is also designed to put pressure on the superdelegates to cast their vote in accordance with their constituents. We must unite together, because that is what this campaign is about, not dividing us apart!
#SeeYouinPhilly (Get that trending!)

Our plan is to meet in the morning at City Hall (1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107) in the center of the city. We will meet in the Rotunda (the giant courtyard) in City Hall. We will begin our march at NOON and make our way down to Wells Fargo Center using Broad Street. This is about a 2 mile distance and should take about 30-45 minutes to walk. There are subway stations all up and down Broad Street, too if you cannot walk long distances. We will continue the demonstration outside of Wells Fargo Center for the remainder of the day. Bring as many people as you would like. Everyone is welcome! And as always, this is intended to be a peaceful protest.

There are also plans for a Rally Bus service to the March. See here for cities where buses will be available.

Hopefully, the marches outside will coordinate with Bernie's delegates inside the Wells Fargo Center.

Speaking of delegates: That's something else you can do for Bernie. If your state hasn't selected delegates yet, find out where the delegate selection meetings will be held in your precincts and volunteer.

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