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100 Protest Outside Obama’s Nashville Appearance - Eric Alvarez

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DONELSON, Tenn.-- While President Obama spoke to thousands inside McGavock High School on Thursday, more than 100 protesters rallied outside.

Tea Party members spoke out against the affordable care act, gun control and Obamas handling of Benghazi.

Immigrant rights groups called for immigration reform.

Diana Montero, 19, came to this country when she was 3 years old and didnt find out she was undocumented until she was a freshman in high school.  She recently became a legal resident and used Obama's visit as a platform to call for changes to immigration laws.

"Freedom of speech is a great thing to have here in the United States, Montero said.

Abby Herschmann, 15, is a home-schooled citizen of strong faith who protested for stronger abortion laws.

"I go and I pray in front of abortion centers with my grandmother and that's something that I strongly believe that shouldn't be allowed, Herschmann said.

Both girls also learned the valuable lesson that those rights apply to everyone, even those that disagree without pulling any punches.

We're done giving you handouts! one Tea Party protester yelled to Montero's immigrant rights group.

Go make my hamburger, I'm hungry, cried another.

"Illegal immigration is wrong on every count, Sandy Waller said.  Were paying to educate, medicate.  They're on food stamps. What's next?"

The vocal opposition didn't change Monteros call for immigration reform.

[Reform] is going to show job growth as well as entrepreneurs having their own businesses and having a better positive look for the United States.

Herschmann's anti-abortion beliefs also drew criticis Thursday.

I don't think it's right to criminalize every piece of abortion, Michael Phillips said.

But that didnt stop Herschmann from expressing them.

It makes me very happy to know that there's this much support out there for everybody's different opinions and everybody's rights, Herschmann said.

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