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Thursday, March 5, 2015

 1:54 PM 

Barca, Vos call for civil debate, but eruption results in gallery cleared

Now that we're back on the floor, Minority Leader Peter Barca and Speaker Robin Vos are calling for a civil, meaningful debate.

But after thanking each other for their efforts to set the stage for a meaningful debate, a member of the gallery erupted "Right-to-work is wrong for Wisconsin." Others joined in a chant and call, resulting in an order to clear the galleries.

After several outbursts, Vos said "Clear it, we're done."

Those leading the chants read from yellow pieces of paper in leading the chants. Police then began working through the galleries to clear out members of the public.

UPDATE: See video from inside the chamber:
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More from inside:
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And video from outside the chamber, after the galleries were cleared:

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