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Judge orders 'Occupy Madison' to shut down
wisn.com ^ | 5/1/12 | staff

Posted on 05/01/2012 10:05:48 AM PDT by Nachum

MADISON, Wis. -

A Dane County judge has ordered an encampment that began as an Occupy Madison demonstration to leave a city-owned lot.

The judge denied a temporary restraining order that would have prevented city officials from removing the campers. They have until noon Tuesday to leave the site.

The Occupy Madison movement began last October as a demonstration against economic inequality and social injustice. But the encampment has evolved into a gathering spot of mostly homeless people. About 50 to 60 people have occupied the site.

(Excerpt) Read more at wisn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: judge; madison; occupy; orders
Buh bye, May Day made you cry
1 posted on 05/01/2012 10:05:59 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

If your a Madisonite get and post some pics


2 posted on 05/01/2012 10:14:26 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (The best way to punish a - country is let professors run it. Fredrick the Great p/p)
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To: Nachum
But the encampment has evolved into a gathering spot of mostly homeless people.

do homeless people like to hang out with occupy people in order to feel better about themselves or vice versa?

3 posted on 05/01/2012 10:44:51 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: TurboZamboni

“Shut Down” in the headline, to me, implies something worthy was “Opened Up” in the first place.

Seems like God is letting this country go to #311.


4 posted on 05/01/2012 11:11:19 AM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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