1,000 Wisconsinites SING OUT against Scott Walker’s ban on large assemblies in the capitol

In Madison, 1,000 Singers Defy Walker’s Edict
By Matthew Rothschild, December 19, 2011

Despite Gov. Scott Walker’s edictthat no more than three people can gather inside the capitol for a demonstration without a permit, about 1,000 people joined the Solidarity Sing-along at noon on Monday.

The sing-along, which has been occurring, Monday through Friday, for the past ten months, had its largest crowd since the earliest days of anti-Walker protests.

Signs dangled from the balconies (a practice also prohibited by Walker’s edict). One said: “This is a test of the Emergency Free Speech system.”

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