Skip to comments.Occupy New Haven protestors given 10 more days
Posted on 03/28/2012 2:50:25 PM PDT by matt04
A federal judge has given Occupy New Haven protesters a 10-day reprieve.
It's the second reprieve for the protesters who've been camped out on the New Haven Green since October.
The city wants them off the property and issued them an eviction notice two weeks ago. The city argues the protesters are costing the city money, especially for police activities.
New Haven officials say in court documents that the protesters never obtained a permit and that their temporary structures are littered with flammable materials including tires and wood pallets and have destroyed the grass and leave all sorts of trash.
The protestors say it's public space, and they're exercising their First Amendment rights to free speech.
But a federal judge in Bridgeport said the protesters could stay 10 more days while the case is being settled.
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How about a dozen armed citizens give these bums a running start?
The Occu-pies should just move their camp onto Yale property - they are the 1% - they’ll adapt and welcome them with open arms.
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