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megimoo
02-22-2011, 06:59 PM
(UPDATED AT 3:56 P.M.) Democratic legislative leaders in Ohio said Tuesday that they were prepared to ask a judge to force officials to unlock the doors to the Statehouse as thousands of union protesters gathered for a hearing on a bill that would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights. Ohio Public Safety spokesman Joe Andrews says about 1,000 people have been allowed into the Rotunda and Atrium for a committee hearing on the bill and additional visitors without appointments were turned away in the interest of safety. The heightened security came after a long President's Day weekend during which...

UPDATED: Facing mounting pressure, Republicans unlock Statehouse doors

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/columbus/news/2011/feb/22/ohio-unions-descend-columbus

BadCat
02-22-2011, 07:01 PM
I wonder how much these societal looters are stealing once they get in.