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PASS THE BOOTY<br>Dorothy Parker sits a reclining chair, covered in baby booties, at the Chico Peace &amp; Justice Center. She didn’t actually knit any of them—but other grannies all over the country did. The booties have been affixed with notes to congressional leaders to halt funding to the former School of the Americas, whose graduates have been found guilty of numerous human-rights violations. Last year Parker served two months in prison for her peaceful protest of the school. Cathy Webster, who is currently in Sacramento County Jail for her own protest, started 1,000 Grandmothers, the group that got together to knit the booties, earlier this year

PASS THE BOOTY
Dorothy Parker sits a reclining chair, covered in baby booties, at the Chico Peace & Justice Center. She didn’t actually knit any of them—but other grannies all over the country did. The booties have been affixed with notes to congressional leaders to halt funding to the former School of the Americas, whose graduates have been found guilty of numerous human-rights violations. Last year Parker served two months in prison for her peaceful protest of the school. Cathy Webster, who is currently in Sacramento County Jail for her own protest, started 1,000 Grandmothers, the group that got together to knit the booties, earlier this year

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