Hundreds rally in support of Wis. Gov. Walker
WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) -- Hundreds of people have gathered in a Wauwatosa park to rally in support of Gov. Scott Walker.
Despite frigid temperatures, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports it's a festive crowd basking in a winter Saturday sun. More than a dozen speakers were lined up.
There was also a counter-rally just outside the park where dozens of people marched in support of Walker's recall.
Paris Procopis says the pro-Walker rally was organized via Facebook and came together quickly. He says he welcomes the counter-demonstrators, saying they're exercising their democratic rights, too.
Walker opponents on Tuesday said they turned in more than a 1.9 million signatures to recall Walker and five other Republicans. Walker touched off weeks of protests last year with a proposal, now law, taking away public unions' bargaining rights.
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