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At Yesterday’s Capitol AIDS Protest

A YouTube commenter on this clip reports that all of the protesters from yesterday’s needle exchange protest are now out of jail.

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26 AIDS Activists Arrested In Capitol Building’s Rotunda Over Obama’s Failure To Allow Needle Exchanges

Twenty-six AIDS activists were arrested in the Capitol Building’s rotunda this morning in a protest over President Obama’s refusal to lift a ban on needle exchanges, something he promised to do during his campaign. By 10:45, police had arrested 11 men and 15 women. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider said they would all be charged with unlawful assembly and disorderly …

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