Luz Lazo
Richmond Times-Dispatch
September 4, 2009

Note: In the body of the article, demonstrating is casually equated with terrorism.

mock protest

FORT LEE — Motorists along state Route 36 just outside Fort Lee slowed down yesterday morning to take a peek at the soldiers in full gear guarding the main gate.

[efoods]About a dozen protesters held posters and chanted, “No more hate! No more hate!”

The base’s law enforcement made sure the demonstrators stayed calm and outside Fort Lee’s perimeters.

It was a peaceful and short demonstration, but such an unusual scene that a traffic backup seemed inevitable.

“What’s going on?” asked a passing driver.

Fort Lee law-enforcement, civilian and military personnel were simulating a protest as part of a three-day anti-terrorism and force-protection exercise at the Army base.

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