Protesters waved a banner during the Missouri Senate’s opening day festivities in January in Jefferson City. The visitors gallery was closed after the incident. Demonstrators vowed to return to the Capitol throughout the year’s session as lawmakers consider numerous bills stemming from the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black man Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
Protesters waved a banner during the Missouri Senate’s opening day festivities in January in Jefferson City. The visitors gallery was closed after the incident. Demonstrators vowed to return to the Capitol throughout the year’s session as lawmakers consider numerous bills stemming from the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black man Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Bob Watson The Associated Press
Protesters waved a banner during the Missouri Senate’s opening day festivities in January in Jefferson City. The visitors gallery was closed after the incident. Demonstrators vowed to return to the Capitol throughout the year’s session as lawmakers consider numerous bills stemming from the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black man Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Bob Watson The Associated Press

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