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Unemployment compensation, voting restrictions draw large crowds to Moral Monday protest (audio postcard)

Rain did not deter demonstrators who turned out in large numbers Monday to protest the end of extended federal unemployment benefits for North Carolina’s long-term jobless. Many of those at the rally also spoke out against a voter identification bill, which is expected to be placed on the fast-track in the Senate later this week.

For some of the sights and sounds from the ninth Moral Monday demonstration, click below:

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  1. Doug

    July 2, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Cue up the Bangles…….Just another Money Monday! Billy is really looking out for his interests, would not want to give up the millions in enrichment he gets from the state.

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