INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Protesters against military action in Syria took to the streets all over the U.S. Saturday, including at the Indiana Statehouse.
30 -- 40 people gathered from all walks of life. The protest was organized by St. George Orthodox Church, but some in attendance were veterans and atheists.
It was all in an effort to lobby for peace, while lawmakers are deciding whether or not to use military force against Syria.
Many in the group are immigrants from the war-torn country and need peace, not further war.
"We know something about the area and we hope in our stance for peace, we make people and even our civil authorities aware that sending bombs, intervening on one side or the other, will make a mess, an even bigger mess, rather than really helping," said Father Nabil Hanna.
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