Hundreds of people from
Eastern Kentucky joined with thousands
of others from across the country to show their support for the coal industry.
The crowd featured a demographic of people from coal producing states like West Virginia, Kentucky,
Colorado and . Wyoming
Organizers called it the Rally for American Energy Jobs, but coal was the main topic of discussion.
Senator Rand Paul of
was passionate in front the microphone, expressing disdain for the Democratic
parties stance on coal. He said, “I don't know about you, but it makes my blood
boil to see Kentucky Hollywood liberals plug in their
electric car and think they can run their little car without any coal.”
Many people affected by coal layoffs blame Environmental Protection Agency Regulations.
The Rally was held on the
West Side of the