LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Protesters rallied in downtown Lafayette to voice their displeasure regarding Congressman Todd Rokita's involvement in the government shutdown.
Roughly 40 people stood outside the congressman's office for about an hour Thursday afternoon.
Protesters came with a number of signs, calling for the congressman to extend the debt and not delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
They were pleased with the turnout.
"I didn't expect as many as have turned out. Many of the people here, I don't know personally. I take this all to mean that people are really broadly concerned," said protester Harry Targ.
On Tuesday, Congressman Rokita (R) told News 18 that 60 percent of the calls he had received had favored the shutdown.
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