PHOTOS: Net neutrality supporters protest at Congressional offices nationwide and deliver letter signed by nearly 7,000 small businesses

The events are being coordinated by Demand Progress and Fight for the Future, two national grassroots groups working to restore open internet protections.

Rep Tom Reed (R-NY)’s office in Ithaca, NY

Today, net neutrality supporters and small business owners gathered at nearly 70 Congressional offices across the country demanding that their representatives sign on to the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to reverse the FCC’s wildly unpopular repeal of basic open Internet protections.

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In addition to rallying outside the offices, constituents and small business owners delivered an open letter signed by nearly 7,000 small businesses calling on Congress to support the CRA and restore net neutrality.

The protests come amid growing outcry for Congress to act to reverse the FCC’s resoundingly unpopular repeal of net neutrality protections, which officially went into effect on June 11th. Rep Mike Coffman (R-CO) just became the first GOP member of the House of Representatives to support a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would reverse the FCC’s decision, creating massive pressure for other members of Congress to follow suit.

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