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What does COAT stand for?

COAT stands for Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade


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The widespread scope and scale of Canada's involvement in the Iraq war was documented by the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) in their December 2010 edition of Press for Conversion.
Richard Sanders of the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade is a typically vocal opponent of Canadian policy.
Likewise, it is frightening to hear interviews with young people at the air show who have completely bought into the glamourous image portrayed by the warplanes-this in spite of an exhibit of Iraqi children's art which the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade had at the air show to illustrate the effects the war had on children and the country.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The controversy over holding an arms show at Lansdowne seems to have also re-energized opposition, including the Ottawa Presbytery of the United Church and the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT), who have called for the city's 1989 ban to be respected or at the very least reinstated.
When questioned about a potentially violent demonstration, Richard Sanders of the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade, said, "I think they're totally exaggerating any kind of threat that we posed.