The 10 sit-in protesters speak out after being arrested at Rubio’s office

By : Jeremy Williams
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On July 11, one month after the horrific shooting at Pulse Orlando that took the lives of 49 people, more than 70 protesters took to the Orlando office of Sen. Marco Rubio to stage a sit-in. The group was protesting Rubio’s anti-LGBT stance on same-sex marriage and his defense of the National Rifle Association.

The protesters held signs, sang songs and took to social media with the hashtag #SitInForThe49. The sit-in lasted nine hours, and when 10 protesters refused to leave until they got answers from Rubio, they were arrested.

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