The PJ Tatler

Thousands Pack Times Square to Rally Against Iran Nuclear Deal


Thousands of demonstrators against the Iran nuclear deal packed Times Square earlier this evening, many calling on home-state Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to stand against the deal.

Schumer has been a longtime supporter of Israel, but has not indicated yet which way he’ll go on the Iran vote expected by September.

The Stop Iran Rally drew speakers such as former CIA Director James Woolsey, Alan Dershowitz, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), and 95-year-old former longtime Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau. The only presidential candidate to show was former New York Gov. George Pataki.

Dozens of groups sponsored the event, including the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Stand With Us, the Republican Jewish Coalition, Zionist Organization of America, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s The World Values Network, and Christians United for Israel.




Predictably, some folks on Twitter freaked out…