National Parks’ tourists defy government shutdown, engaging in ‘civil disobedience’

By The Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 8:00 EDT
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Soaring rock formations overlooking tourist-filled Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park in June 2012. (AFP Photo)
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With the US government shutdown well into its second week, growing numbers of Americans are gleefully engaging in what they call “civil disobedience” by tossing aside cones or jumping over government shutdown-inspired barricades around national monuments, malls, and park entrances.;

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