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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Lemonade Freedom Day Interview With Protest Organizer Robert Fernandes

Protesting the shameful closings of children's lemonade stands around the USA, Robert Fernandes organized Lemonade Freedom Day. Protests took place in several cities. In Philadelphia Mr. Fernandes and his family were part of setting up a lemonade stand in Rittenhouse Square in center city. He explains why they're doing this in the video below:
All went smoothly in Philadelphia, the lemonade stand was allowed to operate undisturbed by the authorities. Such was not the case in Washington, DC where three activists were arrested for selling lemonade at the Capitol building:

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