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#DontShutMeDown Day 9: Americans protest government shutdown

The federal government is officially shut down, and Americans are feeling the pain. We asked how you are being affected by the first shutdown in 17 years.
Protestors holds signs against the government shutdown on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Washington.
Protestors holds signs against the government shutdown on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Washington.