Protesters arrested for trespassing at Sen. Marco Rubio's office in Orlando
Ten people were arrested for trespassing Monday night after staging a sit-in inside the lobby of a building housing Sen. Marco Rubio's Orlando office, according to the Orlando Police Department. "OPD making 10 arrests for trespass after warning, a misdemeanor,” Orlando police tweeted after removing the protesters. “Grateful to peaceful protesters who understand we have a job to do.” About 60 demonstrators first arrived around 10 a.m. and had planned to stay for 49 hours to remember the 49 people killed last month by a lone gunman in the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. They promoted the hashtag #SitInForThe49 during the demonstration. Read more in POLITICO   
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