PHOTO GALLERY: 'Tea party' in Jefferson City
Thursday, April 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT;
updated 12:16 a.m. CDT, Thursday, April 16, 2009
Dave and Norma Clark of Columbia hold signs protesting increased taxes at the tax day "Tea Party," sponsored by the political advocacy group Americans for Prosperity, on the south steps of the Capitol building in Jefferson City on April 15, 2009.
A speaker addresses the crowd at the tax day "tea party." After the scheduled speakers made their statements, private citizens took turns at the microphone to air their grievances.
Protesters hold signs referring to the famous Boston Tea Party of 1773 at the tax day "tea party."
Lisa Rinkemeyer sits with her sons (from left to right) Peter, 10; Paul, 8; and Joe, 13, at the tax day "tea party."
Rep. J.C. Kuessner, D-Eminence, speaks to the crowd during the tax-day "tea party" sponsored by the political advocacy group Americans for Prosperity.
Rep. J.C. Kuessner, D-Eminence, speaks to the crowd from the steps of the Capitol building during the tax day "tea party."
Rhonda Mantle wears tea bags in her sunglasses to show solidarity with the protesters at the tax day "tea party."
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