Code Pink: Women for Peace is a political organization that emphasizes women, especially mothers, who feel that war is wrong. The group regularly organizes and participates in war protests while also spreading their anti-war message by attempting to arrest political figures they deem to be war criminals. The protest group has tried to arrest several key figures in the Bush administration including Karl Rove and former Vice President Dick Cheney. While the group has flirted with mainstream...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Barney Frank just can't help himself lately.One day after calling U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a "homophobe," the Massachusetts congressman had it out with Code Pink.Code Pink is the ubiquitous government protest group that appears mostly in Washington, D.C. to protest the war in Iraq, and more recently, the numerous and massive financial bailouts given to so many financial institutions.As Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke...Read Full Story
Code Pink: Women for Peace is a political organization of women against war. The group's Web site says they are a "women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the war in Iraq."