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Frank Rowe (left), a senior congressional aide in CT Senator Lieberman’s office, confronted by a protester: Photo by Derek LartaudFrank Rowe (left), a senior congressional aide to Senator Lieberman, confronted by a protester: Photo by Derek LartaudA couple of dozen protesters gathered outside of Senator Joseph Lieberman’s office in Hartford Connecticut. In sprinkling rain, protesters held signs—Support the Troops. End the War.

Dairy farmer Liz MacAlister stood in her blue rain jacket. She said that many of her friends in Colchester have children fighting in the war, and she thought that it was important to voice her opposition outside of Lieberman's office.

Teacher the dog joins protesters on Constitution Plaza in front of the office of Senator Joe Lieberman: Photo by Derek LartaudTeacher the dog joins protesters on Constitution Plaza in front of the office of Senator Joe Lieberman: Photo by Derek Lartaud

 

“I really object to his stance on this. I’ve known and voted for him and he has to be called on it. He’s our senator and I feel like its my duty to give him my opinion."

Frank Rowe, a senior congressional aide in Lieberman’s office, came out to greet the protesters but said that he was there just to listen to their concerns.

To see a slide show of the Anti-War Protests, check out WNPR's Flickr page.