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Unions Furious: Michigan to Become Right-to-Work State Today

Matthew492 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:19 AM
Madison, it is because this is all about power and control. The union members are rioting not because they fear losing their ability to be in a union, but because they enjoy forcing everybody to be in their union. When they can force the unwilling to join theirunion, their union gets more money and power. As with most things, it comes down to wanting to control other people's money. This is all libs stand for anymore.

The vote to turn Michigan into a right-to-work state will take place today after days of protests in Lansing about the pro-worker legislation that prevents having to pay dues to a union. Not surprisingly, local police are bracing for possible violence today as more protests are planned.

Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of Michigan shows no sign of cooling.

Authorities in Lansing were bracing for an onslaught of demonstrators Tuesday at the Michigan Capitol as the Legislature reconvenes for...