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Video: Protester Interrupts US Supreme Court

Video: Protester Interrupts US Supreme Court
Thu, 2/27/2014 - by Carl Gibson
This article originally appeared on SCOTUSpwned

“I rise on behalf of the majority of the American people, who believe that money is not speech, corporations are not people, and our democracy should not be for sale to the highest bidder. Overturn Citizens United. Keep the cap in McCutcheon. The people demand democracy” said Kai Newkirk of the organization 99Rise, before being hauled out of the courtroom and handcuffed.

Read more in Carl Gibson's Article "Unprecedented Interruption of Supreme Court Proceedings"

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