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CODEPINK protesters heckle Paul Ryan: ‘My body my choice’

By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 23:02 EDT
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Protesters affiliated with the group CODEPINK heckled Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) during his speech at the Republican National Covention on Wednesday night.

Col. Ann Wright and Laura Mills shouted, “My body my choice,” and “Fund healthcare not warfare.”

The two women caused a small disturbance, but were quickly drown out by chants of “USA, USA” — which has become a common chant at the Convention. Wright and Mills were escorted out of the building by security personnel.

Earlier in the day, CODEPINK activists interrupted speeches made by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Tampa.

Watch video, courtesy of USA Today reporter Susan Davis, below:


[H/T: TPM]

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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