3,000 Turn Out For Tax Day Protest

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More than a thousand people turned out to protest at the state Capitol at Noon on Monday.
The crowd was protesting the government spending more than 235 years after the original Boston Tea Party.
The rally was expected to go until 2pm and more people were arriving as the event went on.
Tax protesters are using the federal and state income tax deadline as a backdrop for Tax Day Tea Parties as part of a national protest.
The gatherings in four Connecticut communities Wednesday are rallies against
A rally in New Haven filled an area of Long Wharf along Interstate 95 at 11 a.m.
The earliest protest was set for the New Milford Green at 10:00 a.m. and the latest is set for Wednesday afternoon at the marina area in Norwich.
The protests are planned in 1,982 cities across the country.

UPDATE at 1:30PM From the AP

Police estimated 3,000 people showed up at the state Capitol, where nearly two decades earlier an estimated 40,000 had converged in protest after the state enacted its personal income tax.

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