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March to the SCPD to Retrieve Stolen Property
Date Tuesday August 24
Time 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
March starts in front of City Hall on Center St. between Locust and Church and ends at the Police Station at Center and Laurel.
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorRobert Norse
Emailrnorse3 [at] hotmail.com
Phone831-423-4833
Sign-making get together at 10 AM

March to the SCPD

They Steal Our Sleep...They Steal Our Survival Gear
They Steal Our Liberty..They Steal Our Lives

+++ Waiting Lists of 2-4 Weeks for Emergency Shelter
+++ Multiple Tickets and Arrests Each Night for Sleeping
+++ Klieg Lights Waking Pregnant Women After Midnight
+++ A New City Hall “No Trespass” Law to Crush Protest
+++ Political Signs, Tables, Chairs, and Literature Seized

Join Us As We Take Back Our Property!
Help Smash the Sleeping Ban!

Nightly Meetings in front of City Hall 8:15 PM

Don't Let Your Conscience Sleep


Police know their citations and arrests will be dismissed in court under the Necessity defense.

Yet each night authorized by City Manager Martin Bernal and Mayor Mike Rotkin, police roust pregnant women and old men who have no legal shelter.

The latest tactics in sleep deprivation and homeless removal involve high intensity overhead lights, and "security" guards.

The only crime happening at City Hall is the conspiracy to deny poor people the right to sleep, not anywhere and everywhere, but somewhere at night.

In the midst of devastating depression with more and more people becoming jobless and homeless, City police are trying to drive desperation out of sight.

In the last week, police have escalated their assaults and threats, taking a 72-year-old woman to jail, repeatedly ticketing a 9 1/2 month pregnant woman, jailing another pregnant woman, initiating a smear campaign against a protester as a "child molester", stealing political signs and literature as well as chairs and a political table as "unclaimed property", and more...

Come join our march! Come on down to Peacecamp2010 each night to reclaim the public space, reclaim the public conscience, and reclaim the public purse.

Earlier stories at
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/08/23/18656639.php
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/08/22/18656536.php

More contact info, video, and daily updates at http://peacecamp2010.blogspot.com
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 24th, 2010 12:15 AM

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