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Here’s a roundup of news of Tuesday’s rally protesting the Obama Administration’s health-care reforms.
The Aurora Sentinel: State Rep. Cindy Acree, R-Aurora, took center stage Tuesday on the steps of the state Capitol during a protest to urge fellow lawmakers to try and exempt Colorado from federal health care reform being pounded out in Washington.
9News: Organizers of a health care rally in downtown Denver say their message is simple: “Defend Colorado against Obama Care in the legislature, or we the people will do it at the ballot.” The Free Our Health Care Rally started at noon Tuesday at the west steps of the State Capitol building.
The Denver Daily News: As the nation watched Republican Scott Brown defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts U.S. Senate race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, possibly dooming the Democrats’ health care reform agenda, here in Colorado opponents of the reform movement held rallies and conference calls with reporters to state their case for rejecting the proposal.
The Colorado Independent: Spearheaded by Jon Caldara, president of the free-market Independence Institute in Golden, the rally was the latest move in the Institute’s sustained fight to defeat what its supporters refer to as “Obama care” or the “government takeover” of the essential, vastly profitable and expanding health-care sector of the economy.
Colorado News Agency: “Hell no, we won’t go,” was the refrain heard from a crowd several hundred deep gathered outside the Capitol Tuesday at a rally against pending federal health-care reform that they have dubbed Obamacare.