Skip to comments.Chicago Loop on Lockdown During NATO, G8 Summits (Occupy Rahm & Hussein)
Posted on 01/12/2012 6:28:30 PM PST by Libloather
Chicago Loop on Lockdown During NATO, G8 Summits
By Rachel Bogart | Yahoo! Contributor Network 1 hr 31 mins ago
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, during the NATO and G-8 summits this spring, a major security perimeter will take place downtown and prohibit motorist access to certain streets. Both summits will be expecting high-profile leaders, including President Barack Obama, and the lockdown of the downtown area will be led by the U.S. Secret Service.
Ultimately, cutting off areas of downtown is a step to boost security, especially since Mayor Rahm Emanuel is estimating that the summits will draw thousands of protesters. With the news of this step towards tighter security, here are some facts about the summits and the debates they have sparked in the Windy City:
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The cages[Free Speech Zones] at the Dem and GOP conventions this year are gonna be a hoot.
Oh great...out daughter works and attends college downtown. She is NOT going to be thrilled about this.
What are the dates for these G8 & NATO events? I’d like to mark my calendar to remind me to avoid Chicago a day before, during and a day after as the traffic and nonsense will be bad.
Why the HELL does ANY city want these meetings????? They are Disruptive, Dangerous to the citizens of that city.