Colorado Protest At Senator’S Office: 10 Arrested After Take A Seat-In

The protesters had arrived Tuesday morning, according to a statement from the senator’s office.
“We asked security and police to not remove these individuals from the office,” Gardner’s office said in a statement.
“But Thursday, police received a request to remove the protesters through a signed complaint from the senator’s office, said Marika Putnam, public information officer for the Denver police.
Story highlights Disability advocates protest possible Medicaid cuts at Sen. Cory Gardner’s office in DenverTen people were arrested after occupying office for two days, police said(CNN) Ten people were arrested Thursday night after staging a two-day sit-in at the Denver office of Republican Sen. Cory Gardner over the health care bill.
As police removed them, the protesters, many with disabilities, chanted they’d “rather go to jail than die without Medicaid,” according to CNN affiliate KMGH-TV.

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