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Thursday, March 5, 2015

 2:27 PM 

RTW opponents again rally on Capitol steps

Right-to-work opponents again rallied on the Capitol steps today, as union supporters joined together for one final demonstration before the expected passing of the bill.

Between chants of “What’s disgusting? Union busting!” and the union cry of “Solidarity forever!”, union leaders and tradesmen took to the podium, urging listeners not to give up yet.

“When I leave here tonight, there’s only going to be one thing on my mind: organizing,” said CWA member Clinton Rogers. “I’m going to be talking to everybody, and asking them the same thing I’m asking you today: to stand up with me, to stand for Wisconsin, for our future!”

The state Department of Administration estimated 300 people attended the rally, significantly smaller than last week's rallies as the Senate took up the bill.

Rally organizers said the legislation would not only hurt unions now, but cause crippling after effects for years to come. Some, predicting even more drastic cuts, were convinced Right to Work is just the beginning.

“They won’t stop here. They’ll just keep cutting and cutting and cutting. But eventually, something’s going to give, and someone has to say no,” said one rally attendee.




Comments: 1

At March 5, 2015 at 2:35 PM, Blogger James said...

Can you please post the "Mythbuster" points made by Vos?

 

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