Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die

Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die

Around 60 protesters showed up to the protest holding signs bearing anti-AHCA slogans and chanted "Don't Touch Medicaid".

The 142-page bill marks the first time that majority of senators look at the plan to completely overhaul America's health care system.

The protests coincided with the GOP-controlled Senate's release of their version of the healthcare bill, which was made public to the American people on Thursday.

During a live stream of the protests, several of the protesters said they relied on healthcare funding that will be impacted by the new health care bills.

The protest was reportedly organized by the group ADAPT, an advocacy organization for people with disabilities.

Forty-three protesters were arrested and charged with "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding", Capitol Police said in a statement. Some of the protesters were in wheelchairs as they blocked the hallway, while others were wearing medical devices, and as they protested health care measures that would potentially threaten their lives, police dragged the protesters away from McConnell's office. She's being arrested for protesting ACA repeal outside McConnell's office.

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However, the Senate's release of the bill on Thursday contradicted that rhetoric and placed a shining spotlight on the hypocrisy of the Democratic Party.

The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid. Police removed Woodward from her wheelchair and physically carried her out of the building.

As Capitol Police conferred about what to do, the protesters changed "No cuts to Medicaid!".

McConnell hopes to bring the bill to a vote next week before Congress leaves for a week-long July 4 recess.

In one video, a protester can be heard yelling, "My child is going to die and my family is going to die, and they don't give a damn about it".

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