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Scott Hagerstrom, Michigan state director for the conservative organizing group Americans for Prosperity, issued a statement lamenting violence that allegedly broke out following the passage of so-called "right-to-work" legislation on Tuesday.
“Despite this victory, it took place amid union brutality and violence. I am saddened by union protestors’ complete disregard for safety and freedom of speech, tearing down an AFP tent and stomping on peaceful AFP demonstrators trapped under the tent.
“Angry, violent union protestors are yelling, screaming, and physically assaulting citizens they disagree with all while chanting “this is what democracy looks like.” That isn’t what democracy looks like, democracy is about free speech and peaceful assembly, not putting people’s well-being in danger just because you disagree with them.”
A TPM reader forwards along a video of the tent coming down: