Several hundred rain-soaked Tea Party activists rallied on Saturday to call
for the U.S. Supreme Court to repeal President Barack Obama’s
signature healthcare law after arguments next week.

Speaker after speaker at the two-hour protest in the shadow
of the U.S. Capitol tore up copies of the law and condemned it
as a threat to American freedoms and a violation of the

The flag-waving rally by the Tea Party movement, which
fueled a conservative Republican wave in 2010 mid-term
elections, was an early start to demonstrations by opponents and
supporters of the law around the Supreme Court arguments.

The Supreme Court has scheduled six hours over three days
for the arguments from Monday to Wednesday.