From Oregon Live Several hundred people marched Saturday afternoon through the Lloyd District in Northeast Portland for a rally against funding cuts to social and public services. Though the protest was mostly peaceful, at least 20 people were pepper-sprayed by police, apparently because of the route they were attempting to march along. The Portland Police [...]
From Raw Story A judge in Cook County, Illinois on Thursday dismissed over 90 cases against Occupy Chicago activists on the grounds that they violated the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Judge Thomas Donnelly declared that the city’s park curfew law that was used to arrest activists in Grant Park last October was [...]
From Political Outcast If all hell breaks out in America, will the police be there to protect us? We don’t have to go back very far in time to find a microcosm of what could happen. The Occupy Movement and high-profile people like Cornell West are itching for a fight. “It’s a major question of [...]
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From Washington Post Robert Joyner is 58 and has lived on the same quiet street in Northwest Washington’s Petworth neighborhood nearly all his life. The retired contractor said he had never heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement until Occupy D.C. protesters thrown out of their camp downtown took over the house next door. “I [...]
From The Crime Scene Eleven protesters from the now defunct Occupy D.C. camp in McPherson Square were found guilty of failure to obey an emergency order in D.C. Superior Court Thursday after they tried to build a wooden structure — the “Occubarn” — in the square in December, Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan’s office said [...]
From Marathon Pundit Left-wing Wisconsinites were unable to oust Republican reform governor Scott Walker from office yesterday. In response, this evening Occupy Milwaukee did what it sort-of does best. It held a rally and a march. Oddly enough they didn’t do these things on the day before Election Day–probably because the polls had predicted a [...]
From Breitbart Unhappy with the results of last night’s peaceful, orderly exercise of democracy, the anarchists associated with the occupy movement took to the streets of Milwaukee tonight for an impromptu march. Exclusive video from Breitbart News’ Jeremy Segal shows the march in its inception. As of 7:05 ET, there was one arrest reported. Hat [...]
As we wrap-up the month of May, we thought it would be fun to look back at the Occupy May Day celebrations in Seattle, Washington. Enjoy the memories. Hat tip to Michael B.
SCENES FROM A BLACK BLOC — April 30th 2012, May Day Eve in the Mission District of San Francisco.
From The Blaze In typical Occupy fashion, members of Occupy Oakland successfully disrupted a meeting where city officials were considering an ordinance that would have banned demonstrators from using weapons such as clubs, hammers and shields. During the meeting, demonstrators cursed, yelled and made statements that could easily be perceived as threats against city leaders. [...]
From Breitbart The Chicago Police Department says 90 people were arrested before and during the NATO Summit. A spokewoman for the department also says that eight police officers were injured during the demonstrations.