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Protesters in Marion Square rally against outsourcing labor

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A clothesline of shirts and pants were strung up at Marion Square Wednesday afternoon as part of a protest.

Several people used the clothesline to protest against companies that outsource labor and use factories in third world countries.

The protesters were specifically speaking out in response to a factory fire that killed more than 100 workers in Bangladesh last month.

Organizers say you can make a difference by spending your money locally.

"Research what products are fair trade and made in America, and buy those products," said Jackson Hamilton, a protester. "Boycott Walmart and Target and start buying from small business. Do your research and homework and if it's fair trade, buy it."

According to information released this week, negligence was a factor in the factory fire in Bangladesh.

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