OCCUPY CONGRESS: John Lewis shuts things down

He risked his life for this?

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) has come full circle in his astounding, American life.

He came to prominence during the struggles of the 1960s as an original member of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders who risked their lives for the rights of black Americans to vote and exercise other basic rights guaranteed by the US Constitution.

And last night, he led a sit-in on the floor of the US House of Representatives for the sole purpose of curtailing those same constitutionally-protected rights

Source: OCCUPY CONGRESS: Speaker Ryan adjourns House as Dems continue sit-in protest to infringe on individual rights « Hot Air

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