23 People Have Been Arrested Following A Protest At State Capital

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23 people have been arrested following a protest at the State Capital yesterday. More than 200 protesters were on hand to voice their support for Medicaid Expansion. They then made their way to the senate gallery and began chanting and singing songs which led to a halt in senate business for about twenty minutes. The protesters were eventually removed from the chamber; however 23 refused to do leave and were arrested. All have since been released. Clergy and faith based leaders led the protests for Medicaid Expansion which is not expected to be passed by the state legislature this session.

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