Democracy Now: 11 Arrested Protesting Budget Cuts

Eleven people, including members of the clergy, were arrested on Capitol Hill Thursday protesting the Republican budget plan to slash spending in return for raising the federal debt ceiling. The protesters occupied the center of the Capitol Rotunda, praying and singing for 30 minutes until they were arrested one by one. The rally was organized by the president of Common Cause, the Rev. Bob Edgar.

~ by wheresthemic on July 30, 2011.

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