ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A woman opposed to Amendment One was arrested at the Ozark Empire Fair in Southwest Missouri, and others wearing “vote no” T-shirts were ejected.
Susan Tolliver describes herself as a 70-year-old grandmother, and says she and her husband were kicked out of the fair after a person said they’d had a conversation about the Right-to-Farm issue.
Tolliver says, at first, they were told not to speak with anyone. When they did, “and I guess we were on security cameras, and I mean, the security guards and the cops were out in a heartbeat,” Tolliver says.
Another woman, Laura Umphenour, was arrested for talking about the Right-to-Farm vote.
A police spokeswoman told the Springfield News-Leader that Umphenour was being argumentative.
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