Protestors Arrested at Carnahan's Office

1 decade 3 years 3 months ago Thursday, February 08 2007 Feb 8, 2007 Thursday, February 08, 2007 5:54:26 PM CST February 08, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Seven war protesters are in jail tonight after conducting a sit-in at Representative Russ Carnahan's office. The protesters refused to leave the office unless the Democratic congressman promised to vote against any additional funding for the war in Iraq. Brentwood Police Chief Rick Knight says the demonstrators were arrested for trespassing when Carnahan's office closed at 5 p.m. Knight says two protesters laid down and were charged with resisting arrest. A spokesman for the demonstrators say they plan to conduct more sit-ins at local political offices.

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