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February 9, 2016

Protester Escorted from Senate Gallery

Capitol Police shuttled Marina Meadows from the Senate on Tuesday evening after she shouted angry protests from the visitors’ gallery.

Witnesses said Meadows, 54, yelled, “You are killing my family!”

No senators were on floor at the time. The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m.

The Miami, Fla., resident was arrested and charged with disruption of Congress, according to Capitol Police spokesman Shennell Antrobus.

  • Lawrence

    She is desperate for assistance, her EUC was cut off and her kids are starving. You arrest her? She is a hero for her kids, she is a hero for free speech, she is a hero for 3 million.

    • Stupendous Man

      She is desperate for assistance, her EUC was cut off and her kids are starving (where is the evidence?), and so she takes the time to visit the Senate floor? Sounds like her priorities are straight. The word ‘heroic’ certainly fits the bill.

  • FedUpInNJ

    Escort John Boehner from his office for smoking and OBSTRUCTION! Why doesnt the “no smoking” law apply to him?

  • Hadris Ellsberg

    In some related news, it’s nice to see that the response to Hussein Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has been so positive:

  • Liberalism is Nonsense

    It is impossible to understand our complex, distributed, technologically-driven modern civilization without recognizing that each of us is ignorant regarding almost every facet of it.

  • Tagg Heurer

    Sympathy for altruism should not impel us to accept collectivist demands that we cast aside morality and liberty to chase their illusions.

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