How we formed
The National 9-11 Visibility Project formed in the Fall of 2003 by a group of concerned citizens in Seattle and Kansas City working to support the efforts of the 9-11 victims’ families to obtain a complete and unobstructed investigation into the 2001 terrorist attacks. After learning about each other’s activities, the Seattle and Kansas City groups joined together in organizing simultaneous street visibility actions the weekend after Thanksgiving. These public actions were so mutually inspiring and successful that a small group of us decided to launch a national organization/website to expand our efforts and promote the formation of similar 9-11 action groups in other cities. Click here to read more about the individuals involved.
Our mission statement
The mission of the 9-11 Visibility Project is to
- Raise public awareness of the disturbing, unanswered questions surrounding the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks;
- Draw attention to the Bush Administration’s ongoing efforts to obstruct the current investigation and stonewall the 9-11 National Commission;
- Support the victims’ families in their efforts to obtain the truth.
While many have suggested that the Bush Administration and elements within the US Military and Intelligence Agencies were complicit in the attacks, our goal is not to prove what did or did not happen on September 11th, 2001. We simply demand a rational explanation and full government accountability for the unprecedented and highly suspicious intelligence and air defense failures that took place that day and during the weeks and months prior.
Why organize around the issue of 9-11?
For the past two years the Bush Administration has used the September 11th terrorist attacks as a pretext for the “War on Terror,” stripping away civil liberties at home while waging “endless” war in Central Asia and the Middle East. Constant reminders of the possibility of “further attacks” along with color-coded “terror alerts” in the mainstream media exploit the 9-11 tragedy and frighten the public into accepting a dangerous agenda that threatens our democracy and national security, as well as the peace and security of the world.
The official explanation of September 11th (that it was the work of a sinister and highly trained international network of Muslim terrorists, led by the still-at-large Osama bin Laden) continues to provide the primary rationale for this dangerous and destructive path. The truth of what really happened that day is thus too important to ignore.
Whether there was root-level Administration complicity or simply gross negligence, by forcing full government disclosure of 9-11 we can demonstrate to America that avoiding future terrorist attacks is as simple as the President and others doing their jobs. This takes the wind out of the sails of the Bush Administration argument for permanent war and civil liberties cutbacks, and advances the cause of peace and justice.
The National 9-11 Visibility Project Team
Click here to read about the individuals in the national 9-11 Visibility Project team.