The ten demonstrators were all released by the next morning, but their charges remain. So does the discussion of ADAPT's actions regarding this country's health-care dilemma. Says Jeremy:
This country was founded on acts of civil disobedience.Replies Jeff:
They were blocking people from doing their daily business, all the time knowing Gardner wasn't even there...a protest is to stand against something, not force your will upon them.Concludes Kelly:
Look at the media attention this story is receiving! That is the important message here. It's upsetting that people with physical disabilities had to be physically removed, yes. And the fact that Senator Gardner hasn't addressed the protest whatsoever. To the protesters, thank you for your inspiration. Show our country who runs this country #localheroesWatch for more from MC, activist and Westword MasterMind Kalyn Heffernan, one of the protesters arrested at Gardner's office.