A few dozen people in Quincy joined thousands across the state in protesting Governor Quinn's plan to close correctional and developmental centers. John King, with AFSCME Local 1787, says the governor's plan will break up families and force residents out of their homes. He says he has friends with children living in the Jacksonville Developmental Center and according to King, the children do not want to move. Quinn wants to transition the JDC's 185 residents into community care. He says moving them will save about eleven-million dollars a year. King disagrees with Quinn's plan and wants him to reconsider. Protestors also swarmed the governor's mansion in Springfield, the James Thompson Center in Chicago, and other locations across the state yesterday.