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04/21/2010

Ruckus for rights: Another day, another GetEQUAL protest

by Jeremy Hooper

Protesters with GetEQUAL, the group behind yesterday's White House protest over Don't Ask Don't Tell, just disrupted a House Education and Labor Committee hearing to press for immediate markup of the Employment NonDiscrimination Act:

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GetEQUAL [Twitter]

Apparently they attempted to deliver markers as a symbolic gesture.

Robin McGehee, Natasha Dillon, Sergio Llanos, Alan Bounville, Mark Reed, Kelsey Phipps, and Ali Lozano are the names of those involved today. Wallflowers they are not.

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[IMG: @equalitymonkey]

***UPDATE: Video, via Think Progress:

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**SEE ALSO: Dallas Voice has more, including quotes from the exchange: GetEQUAL disrupts House hearing to demand markup of ENDA [DV]

**SEE ALSO: Towle has a couple of photos from the protest

**SEE ALSO: "This week or next," says Congressman Frank: ENDA Vote Coming Soon [MW]

**SEE ALSO: Arraignment for yesterday's protest: GetEQUAL Six To Be Arraigned Today [JMG]

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