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‘Build-a-Protest’

I noted in my piece on Alabama senator Jeff Sessions that, in part as a result of his opposition to the 2006 immigration bill, constituents began mailing bricks to their congressmen and senators as a symbol of their support for tougher border-security measures.

A former congressional staffer passed along the image below. He says it’s the first brick his office received back in 2006.

The New York Times eventually dubbed it the “Build-a-Protest” campaign.

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