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Conservative activist hospitalized when attacked at town hall meeting in St. Louis.


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UPDATE: The local media in St. Louis is blatantly lying about the town hall meeting. They are only reporting that there “was a disturbance by unruly Rush Limbaugh supporters.” The fact that a man was hospitalized was CENSORED. The fact that six left-wing thugs wearing SEIU t-shirts were arrested was CENSORED. The fact that the so-called “unruly” conservatives were not even allowed into the meeting was CENSORED.

Second report of left-wing violence at a townhall meeting on socialized health care! SEIU Union Goons used to attack and terrorize conservatives at St. Louis town hall meeting. Conservative activist hospitalized.

Kenneth Gladney, a 38-year-old conservative activist from St. Louis, said he was attacked by some of those arrested as he handed out yellow flags with “Don’t tread on me” printed on them. He spoke to the Post-Dispatch from the emergency room of the St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, where he said he was waiting to be treated for injuries to his knee, back, elbow, shoulder and face that he suffered in the attack. Gladney, who is black, said one of his attackers, also a black man, used a racial slur against him before the attack started.

“It just seems there’s no freedom of speech without being attacked,” he said.

Official Statement

I am Kenneth Gladney’s attorney. Kenneth was attacked on the evening of August 6, 2009 at Rep. Russ Carnahan’s town hall meeting in South St. Louis County. I was at the town hall meeting as well and witnessed the events leading up to the attack of Kenneth. Kenneth was approached by an SEIU representative as Kenneth was handing out “Don’t Tread on Me” flags to other conservatives. The SEIU representative demanded to know why a black man was handing out these flags. The SEIU member used a racial slur against Kenneth, then punched him in the face. Kenneth fell to the ground. Another SEIU member yelled racial epithets at Kenneth as he kicked him in the head and back. Kenneth was also brutally attacked by one other male SEIU member and an unidentified woman. The three men were clearly SEIU members, as they were wearing T-shirts with the SEIU logo.

Kenneth was beaten badly. One assailant fled on foot; three others were arrested. Kenneth was admitted to St. John’s Mercy Medical Center emergency room, where he was treated for his numerous injuries. Kenneth was merely expressing his freedom of speech by handing out the flags. In fact, he merely asked people as they exited the town hall meeting whether they would like a flag. He in no way provoked any argument or altercation, as evidenced by the fact that three assailants were arrested.

Conservatives blocked from entering meeting!

As this video clearly shows, conservatives are barred from entering the public townhall meeting while left-wing activist and those wearing SEIU t-shirts are allowed to enter! Democracy OBAMA STYLE!

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