HUNGER STRIKE: THE END 'Indefinite' hunger strike over failed voting bill ends after 8 일

We ended the strike because we lost, and it is really infuriating that nothing we did over the past year … was enough,” Un-PAC co-founder Shana Gallagher told Fox News.

민주당 failed to change filibuster rules Wednesday, meaning the party didn’t have the votes to pass the voting legislation. Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema voted against the rule change, joining every 공화주의자 에 48-52 투표.

The hunger strike started with 40 activists and ended with 34.

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Gallager told Fox News on the first day that the group wascommitted to an indefinite hunger strikeuntil voting rights legislation passed the Senate. By the eighth day, the group feltdelirious,” “앉기 불편한,” “tired” 과 “infuriated,” Gallagher said.

We ended because the bill failed,” 그녀는 폭스 뉴스에 말했다.

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A West Virginia student similarly said: “No matter what it takes, two days, 20 일

Hunger strikers hold 'Hunger Strike 4 Democracy' sign

Hunger strikers hold ‘Hunger Strike 4 민주주의’ 징후 (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

On their last day of protest, the demonstrators blocked one side of the North Barricade outside the U.S. 국회 의사당. Police issued three warnings before making arrests. The group was previously arrested on 화요일 after refusing to leave the U.S. Capitol steps.

대표. Jamaal Bowman joined the group’s protest Thursday and was among the 27 demonstrators arrested forcrowding, obstructing or incommoding,” 국회 의사당 경찰 말했다.

Hunger Strikers were arrested on Tuesday after refusing to leave the U.S. Capitol steps

Hunger Strikers were arrested on Tuesday after refusing to leave the U.S. Capitol steps (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

그만큼 뉴욕 Democrat tweeted Friday: “We got arrested because voting rights and the fate of our democracy are on the line.

Hunger strikers were arrested on Tuesday after refusing to leave the U.S. Capitol steps

Hunger strikers were arrested on Tuesday after refusing to leave the U.S. Capitol steps (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

Gallagher said she doesn’t know the next steps for the hunger strikers.

“명백하게, we don’t have a choice but to keep going because our futures are on the line and will be much darker if we inherit a dysfunctional democracy, which is the path we’re on right now,” 그녀는 폭스 뉴스에 말했다.

We need to make a new plan” 하지만 지금은, “folks are resting, recovering, spending time with loved ones and hopefully eating lots of good meals, and then we will be back,” Gallagher continued.

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