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Slideshow: Romney lacks Indy street cred 

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There was no love for Mitt Romney in Indianapolis on Monday night.

OK, there was some love - at least to the extent that money buys love, as some residents paid up to $50,000 to attend his Indy fundraiser. But not on the street, where protestors gathered throughout the evening. His handlers wouldn't let the group near the carefully guarded event inside the J.W. Marriott.

People gathered peacefully at Washington and West Streets, across from the hotel to protest his attack on Planned Parenthood and women's rights.

With pink signs reading "Women are Watching," "I stand with Planned Parenthood," and "Attention 2012 candidates: I'm watching and I will vote," the gathered protestors made it clear where they stood.

But this was not the end of events for the evening. The Planned Parenthood protesters were joined by a small group of protestors who were there to call him out on his stance on the DREAM ( Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors ) Act. Both groups combined to form a powerful contingent of advocates for the rights of all persons. Shouting "Veto Romney, not the DREAM Act," the protestors stood proud and supporters honked their support. Other passersby chose the derisive use of the third finger. Such mini-protests of the protest did not diminish the strength of the unified voices.

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Romney lacks Indy street cred (Slideshow)

Protesters showed their color for women's rights in a denial of support for Mitt Romney's attack on Planned Parenthood.

By Brandon Knapp

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