LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The drone strike ordered by President Trump that killed Quassem Soleimani and others this week prompted protests this weekend.
While nobody actually made a declaration of war, the protesters considered it a pre-emptive strike.READ MORE: Sunday Expected To Be Busiest Travel Day Of Thanksgiving Season At LAX
“We’re demonstrating our opposition to the serious potential of a war between the United States and Iran,” said Ariadne Limite, a protester.READ MORE: No. 13 BYU Rallies From Blown Lead To Beat USC 35-31
Hundreds of protesters gathered at Pershing Square who took their message to the street, hoping to grab the attention of lawmakers 3,000 miles away.MORE NEWS: Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Response From SWAT, Beverly Hills Police
“I think we need to continue to make our voices louder until they do,” said Limite. “It’s a day of protests across the country. Organizers say there are more than 70 of these happening in the United States.”