Hundreds Rally in Boehner's Backyard
September 10, 2013
Hundreds of true immigration reformers rallied in House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) district over the weekend, telling him to oppose amnesty and reject efforts to expand foreign guest worker programs.
Organized by Ohio Citizens for Sensible Immigration, Grassroots Rally Team of Ohio, and Southwest Ohio Patriots, the Saturday rally included guests from throughout the true immigration reform movement. Emceeing the event was radio personality Doc Thompson, and guest speakers included Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin, National Director of The Remembrance Project Maria Espinoza, Rockingham County North Carolina Sheriff Sam Page, Director of America for Lawful Immigration Solutions Today Luis Pozzolo, and Ohio State Representatives Matt Lynch (OH-76) and Wes Retherford (OH-51) among others. Musical guest Madison Rising also played at the event, rounding out the event.
The event was held near Speaker Boehner’s office and drew hundreds of activists urging the Speaker to oppose amnesty and reject a guest worker program.