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U.S. Stars Protest War



U.S. stars to actively protest war, so far:

A group of 104 people, mostly celebrities, sent a letter to the president in December saying they felt that war with Iraq was unnecessary.

Musician Sheryl Crow made an antiwar fashion statement as she arrived at the 30th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Jan. 13, 2003. She was wearing a White T-shirt with bold black letters that said, “War Is Not The Answer.”

U.S. actor Tim Robbins, spoke to the media as London’s Mayor Ken Livingstone, looks on during an antiwar press conference at London’s City Hall Feb. 14. 2003

Martin Sheen and James Cromwell joined demonstrators on Feb. 15th, 2003 on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles to protest the war on Iraq wearing T-shirts that said, “Artists United Win Without War” with huge signs that said No Blood For Oil behind them.

Actress Christine Lahti and her daughter Emma, 9, also joined demonstrators on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 15, to protest the possible U.S.-led war with Iraq.

Actors Ethan Hawke, Steve Buscemi and Jessica Lange; members of Artists United to Win Without War join members of Win Without War and the American Friends Service Committee, outside the United Nations in delivering a worldwide antiwar petition to the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York, Monday, March 10, 2003.

Actor Martin Sheen spoke to the people at another pro-peace rally at Jefferson Park in San Francisco, following the antiwar march on Saturday, March 15, 2003.

Folk singers Peter, Paul and Mary serenaded a large group of people at a candlelight vigil at the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, March 16, 2003, in Washington. Several hundred demonstrators opposed the imminent war with Iraq. Protesters gathered at the base of the memorial in a protest sponsored by Win Without War and MoveOn.org.

Comedian Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson made a peace sign after trying on a “Love Peace Hope” necklace at a party to celebrate the new jewelry collection at Le Meridien Hotel in Los Angeles, Monday, March 17, 2003. The collection, which features symbols of peace and freedom, created by New York artist Udi Behr.

Actress Jennifer O’Dell also posed while wearing a “Love Peace Hope” necklace at a party to celebrate the new jewelry collection at Le Meridien Hotel in Los Angeles.

Actress Lisa Bonet carried a pink umbrella during an antiwar rally at National Cemetery in Los Angeles March 19, 2003. Women’s peace activist group Code Pink held a mock funeral procession with body bags and children’s coffins outside the gates of the cemetery.

Actress Sarah Wynter gave double peace signs at the Global Vision for Peace party in Los Angeles.

Actor Esai Morales gave double peace signs at the Global Vision for Peace party in Los Angeles.

Actress Drew Barrymore read a statement from the Dali Lama at the Global Vision for Peace party in Los Angeles on March 20, 2003.

Director Pedro Almodovar gave the peace sign as he arrived with actress Leonor Watling at the Global Vision for Peace party March 20th, 2003.

Actor Mike Farrell gave an interview to German television about the peace pins he was handing out on behalf of Artists United to Win Without War, on Thursday, March 20, 2003, in West Hollywood, Calif., at the Sunset Marquis Oasis, it was a pre-Oscar event. Farrell offered the pin to people visiting the event to wear to the Oscars as a silent opposition to the war.

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