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Activists Illuminate The Message That Senator Kelly “Ayotte Won’t #GetMoneyOut”

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People For the American Way Activists Hold Light Brigade Action to Send Message: Ayotte Won’t #GetMoneyOut

Manchester, NH- Friday July 10th, People For the American Way and allies joined the Seacoast Overpass Light Brigade to hold boxes with LED light letters over the South Willow St Bridge in Manchester to spell the message “Ayotte Won’t #GetMoneyOut.”

Sen. Kelly Ayotte has repeatedly refused to support a constitutional amendment that would overturn cases like Citizens United and restore the ability of Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on money in elections. In previous public statements and letters to activists, Sen. Ayotte has characterized a constitutional amendment as “dangerous.” People For the American Way and allies delivered over 12 thousand petitions in support of the Democracy For All Amendment to her Manchester offices in May.

“We are joining together to hold Sen. Ayotte accountable for ignoring the voices of the 69 percent of New Hampshire voters who support a constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics,” said PFAW New Hampshire Campaign Organizer Lindsay Jakows. “Voters are increasingly concerned about the influence of money in politics this election season, which is something the senator has clearly failed to recognize.”

Nation-wide People Come Out In Support Of Walmart Workers! (IMAGES)

I wanted share a few of the early images that are surfacing as the ‘Black Friday Boycott’ has begun.   There is no way of knowing how many people actually walked out or protested outside of their local Walmart but here are a few of the best images I have found so far. (Special thanks to all the sites where I borrowed images from)

From Occupy NH member MA






Other images from New Hampshire.  Occupy New Hampshire Seacoast had a handfull of protesters at the Somersworth Walmart.  See all of their uploaded images on their Facebook page

Protest against Walmart in Hyattsville, MD

One of many images from the South Central Federation of Labor 

Employee Walk-Outs in at Least Seven States (so far): Occupy Supports WalMart Workers.  Images from a post by Occupy Washington D.C


OLB-San Diego were out last night on I-15 with their new lighted letters.

Overpass Light Brigade – Portland Airport took out the message Burma Shave style last night.

Portland, OR

Framington, MA

Occupy Austin and OLB-Austin out tonight. Check out their angry smiley Wally icon!


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