Protesters picket outside of Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix's home

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SHELL ROCK, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - On Saturday people had some harsh words for Senate Majority Bill Dix.

A large group decided to make a visit to his home in Shell Rock. They came on buses and drove in from all over the state.

They say showing up at his home was the only way to get the message across.

"People are tired of Bill Dix's radical agenda," organizer and Secretary Treasurer Teamsters Local 238 Jesse Case said.

They worked with the City of Shell Rock to ensure that it would be a peaceful protest. The city even put up barriers to make sure no one drove on the street.

They were protesting for many reasons including veteran and worker's rights.

Others said Dix hasn't done enough to address sexual harassment in the GOP caucus offices. The woman at the heart of the sexual harassment allegations - Kirsten Anderson. She was awarded $1.75 million in a settlement last year.

"What I have experienced I don’t want anyone to go through what I went through I want to change the workforce environment everywhere for all Iowans so they won’t experience bullies like Bill Dix and other elected officials and it’s extremely disturbing to find out that it is still going on," Anderson said.

Black Hawk County Republicans were outraged protesters chose to gather at Dix's private residence. In a release, the group called protesters all a bunch of spoiled brats.

"Peaceful and lawful protest is not radical, it's our constitutional right," Case said.

In a statement Dix said, "this is why America is a great place to work, live and raise a family. People are free to exercise their constitutionally protected rights."