Hundreds Gather At Colorado Statehouse To Protest Betsy DeVos And Her Denver Appearance At ALEC
Hundreds gather at Colorado statehouse to protest Betsy DeVos and her Denver appearance at ALEC
Hundreds of people gathered at the Colorado statehouse Wednesday morning to protest the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council — a fact that wasn’t lost on the 1,500 or so conservatives in attendance.
“All of the legislators in this room know this — there will be someone who will try to silence you at some point in time,” said Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir of Wisconsin. “So while they’re out there exercising their free speech, we’re in here protecting their rights to that free speech.”
Vukmir and a handful of other speakers kicked off Day One of ALEC’ …