Wheelchair-Bound Protesters Removed From Healthcare Reform Meeting

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Police removed protesters, some in wheelchairs, from a meeting about disability healthcare reform at the US Capitol on Tuesday, February 13.

This video captured by Business Insider journalist Joe Perticone shows a wheelchair-bound demonstrator being removed from the House Rules Committee meeting. At least 10 people were arrested during the congressional hearing, according to Business Insider.

Activists were against proposed reforms that could make it harder for individuals to claim discrimination related to disability, the report said. Credit: Joe Perticone/Business Insider via Storyful