We were having a hell of a time getting a ship we could use with the right look.
We were aware that there were more extremist elements and we acted within our organization to clean the undesirable element out.
That was really not the intention. Because we had done so well with mobilizing huge numbers for April 9, we didn't feel we needed a huge turnout. What we really wanted to do was provide an opportunity for folks to keep the momentum going forward.
I have three young boys myself and couldn't think of anything more traumatic for Mr. Blair, his family and his son than what is reported in this morning's Sun newspaper.
My sister just graduated from school and is going to become a teacher, and she can't afford to live in the town she grew up in. A lot of my friends are in the same situation.
In the process of planning this event, it became clear that we had to do more than get them in the street and make noise. It's going to be a missed opportunity if we don't do that.
We are about reuniting children with their fathers, not taking them away.
After peacefully campaigning for three years to ensure children get to see their fathers, we condemn any individual who planned this appalling outrage which is anathema to our campaign.
Three years after starting the organization, we're going to cease all operations and bring the campaign to a close.