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Sat Jun 9 2012 (Updated 06/10/12)Occupy Fresno Legal Victory
Sat Jun 9 2012 (Updated 06/10/12)Occupy Fresno Wins Recognition of Constitutional Rights and Dismissal of All Arrests
Occupy Fresno held a press conference on June 8th to discuss the settlement of its suit against Fresno County. According to Occupy Fresno representatives, the settlement is not the victory they were looking for, but it is positive. It upholds the constitutional rights of freedom of assembly and freedom of speech. Fresno County will remove restrictive ordinances limiting the circulation of flyers, carrying of signs, and holding small gatherings in Courthouse Park. Those arrested will not face criminal charges. Fresno County spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to monitor and arrest Occupy Fresno demonstrators. There were 105 arrests.
Beginning on October 9, 2011, several hundred people of all ages, from all walks of life met in Fresno County Courthouse Park to be a part of the Occupy Wall Street movement. June 9th is the eight month anniversary at Fresno County Courthouse Park — the only known Occupy in the movement that has maintained a continuous 24-hour presence in its original location.
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ACLU Report Shows Police Reform Needed in Fresno Tuesday Nov 14th 8:38 PM
New Reports Expose Racial and Economic Injustice, Ineffectiveness of Pollution Trading Tuesday Nov 14th 1:54 PM
Jerry Brown tells indigenous protesters in Bonn, 'Let's put you in the ground' (2 comments) Saturday Nov 11th 5:50 PM
The environmental injustice and dirty oil behind California's 'green’ facade Thursday Nov 9th 4:41 PM
Trans people and allies unite against homeless ban! Thursday Nov 9th 10:52 AM
How Many Homeless Shelter Beds are there in Fresno ... and why it matters (2 comments) Thursday Nov 9th 10:08 AM
San Joaquin Valley parents, teachers, health advocates press state to suspend chlorpyrifos (1 comment) Thursday Nov 2nd 4:36 PMMore Local News...
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Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Chlorpyrifos Wednesday Oct 4th 10:09 AM
Governor Jerry Brown accuses cap-and-trade bill opponents of 'political terrorism' Saturday Jul 29th 3:12 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Birds, Other Wildlife From Harmful Agricultural Pesticides Used on National Wildlife Refuges Thursday Mar 23rd 4:51 PM
Report: Children and the elderly at risk from "dangerous and close" fracking Saturday Oct 29th 3:29 AM
WW CA Farmworkers Getting 8 Hour Day & Attacks On Workers Comp By DIR and Governor Brown (1 comment) Wednesday Aug 31st 8:28 PM
Justice For CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll-Statement At Sacramento Trial (1 comment) Tuesday Aug 9th 9:56 PM
Fired CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll's Lawyer Dan Siegel On Retaliation Witnesses (1 comment) Tuesday Aug 2nd 7:55 AMMore Global News...
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Will Work for Food Monday Feb 6th 12:18 PM
2016 California Diabetes Awareness Month ~ Victory Garden Project Saturday Nov 26th 2:04 PM
Victim of Identity Theft Tells Her Story Thursday Oct 27th 12:16 AM
USDA Unviels New 'Urban Agriculture Toolkit' for Agriculture Entrepreneurs Friday Apr 29th 10:56 PM
UC Davis spent thousands to scrub pepper-spray references from Internet Thursday Apr 14th 12:17 PM
One Person Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Central Fresno Wednesday Mar 23rd 8:28 PM
Central Valley Diabetes Self-Management Program celebrates National Nutrition Month Thursday Mar 17th 10:53 AMOpen Newswire...
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