Tea Party Patriots protest health care bill

NORWICH – Approximately 40 members of the local Tea Party movement gathered in East Park Tuesday, protesting proposed health care legislation and showing their support for an additional 40 to 50 members lobbying for the cause in Washington, D.C.

Established in 2009, the grassroots organization has steadily increased in both size and popularity, and continues to champion its core values of “fiscal responsibility, free markets and limited government,” according to a Tea Party Patriots brochure.

“We’ve come together to protest the government pushing this health care through,” said local Tea Party Organizer Charlie Resseguie. “Our people have had enough of this stuff.”

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