Protesters Gather Outside Boehner’s Apartment

Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 03:33 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
About 20 Washington, D.C. rights protesters paraded outside of House Speaker John Boehner’s Capitol Hill apartment building Thursday. They let loose with pro-District chants for about 60 minutes, as they waited for him to walk to work, Politico reports.

Boehner
The local voting rights group, called D.C. Vote, is upset that the House’s continuing resolution budget bill would end funding for local reproductive health services.

“We were there because he has come into our home here in D.C. and is trying to tell us how to live and what to do,” spokeswoman Leah Ramsay, told Politico. “So we went to his home to tell him what we want.”

Capitol Police escorted Boehner from his home around 8:45 a.m. He didn’t address the protesters, and Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said they didn’t alter his morning routine.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Rasmussen Poll: Labor Day End of Summer for Most Americans

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 13:52 PM

The majority of Americans say that Labor Day signifies the unofficial end of summer, not the day to recognize the contri . . .

Obama Promotes Surging Economy as Midterm Elections Near

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 13:46 PM

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the G . . .

Sen. Mike Lee Pleads: Abolish Common Core

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 12:52 PM

Utah Sen. Mike Lee called on Americans to join him in the effort to abolish the federal Common Core education standards  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved