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Allen Boyds Vote

March 19th, 2010 by flanews

Florida Congressman Allen Boyd is one of about a dozen undecided votes that could make or break the national Health Care legislation.

Pressure from both sides has been mounting. Around two dozen opponents of the legislation held signs displaying Boyds phone number at a busy intersection near the state capitol Friday. Protester Irene Parker didnt want to spend Friday standing on Monroe Street, but says she felt she had to let Boyd hear her voice.

Ive never seen passion among people like in here today. And Ive never seen the fear- I trembled for my country. Im afraid for my country. People like Congressman Boyd that are supposed to be representing me-No, said Parker.

Its really nothing short of tyranny. If theyre not going to listen to us- The majority of the American people dont want this, but theyre gonna do this anyway. Thats the definition of tyranny in my book, said Parker.

Boyds office has been bombarded with calls from both sides, with an estimated one thousand daily. The House could vote on the Health Care legislation as early as Sunday.

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