The elusive Sen. Tom Cotton, still MIA on the punitive health legislation and a 12 other white male Republicans wrote in secret, is getting tired of the protesters apparently. Cops were called about the latest sit-in in his Little Rock office.
This sit-in is by Arkansas ADAPT, a disability rights group whose demonstrations have sparked arrests in the past. A Facebook post by Amy Tweedle included the photo and a promise demonstrators would hold their ground.
Their earlier news release:
Today, members of Arkansas ADAPT, along with other resistance groups, are staging a sit-in at Senator Cotton’s office. Advocates are protesting the Senate
Advocates claim that not only will BCRA take away their freedom, it will also cost Americans much more money. The nursing facilities that people will be forced into are much more expensive than community-based services that BCRA would cut. In 2012, the National Council on Disability (an independent federal agency that makes policy recommendations
The project falls just days after a protest in Washington DC where ADAPT activist
To say people will die under this law is not an exaggeration, Home and
ADAPT’s history, the issues we are fighting for, and our activities can be followed on our website