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War Protesters Face Judge in Erie, PA

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October 25, 2007 | bpfna

(October 25, 2007) - Six war protesters will be in federal court this morning in Erie, PA as a result of their choice not to pay fines imposed for their March 19 action at the Erie courthouse, which houses the office of Sen. Arlen Specter. Among them is Katie White, who co-pastors Crossroads Community Baptist Church, an ABC congregation in Erie. She plans to cite in court this morning "A Call to Conscience and Community in a Time of War", the statement written by Deborah Hughes, Lawrence Hargrave, Peter Carman and Larry Greenfield and adopted by the BPFNA in May, which she says sums up her own convictions about the war.

Katie shares the Crossroads pastorate with her husband, David. They have 10 children, one of whom has served in the military in Afghanistan, and another who is currently serving in Iraq.

read an article on the protesters in the Erie Times-News

read "A Call to Conscience and Community in a Time of War"


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