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Moral Monday draws largest crowd yet; protesters blast plans to cut jobless benefits (audio postcard)

Posted By Clayton Henkel On June 24, 2013 @ 11:45 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

The 8th Moral Monday protest brought an estimated 2,000 demonstrators to N.C. General Assembly. Many in this week’s crowd questioned the wisdom of state lawmakers to reject extended federal unemployment benefits, allowing 70,000 North Carolinians to fall off an unemployment cliff July 1st.

Click below to hear from some of the protesters in their own words:

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