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Huey P. Long Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 12:53 PM
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Video: Cops Arrest Activist For Yelling About NDAA In Grand Central
 
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On January 3 2012 Occupy Wall St. protesters concluded a full day of action at New York's Grand Central Terminal for a flash mob.
After one woman repeatedly used the human-mic to read our statement to the people at the terminal, the police decided to silence our dissent by arresting this one woman.


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Video: Cops Arrest Activist For Yelling About NDAA In Grand Central

Three protesters were arrested and four issued summonses yesterday in Grand Central Terminal, where approximately 150 demonstrators formed a "flash mob" to protest President Obama's signing of the National Defense Authorization Act , a military spending bill that also authorizes the military to detain American citizens indefinitely without due process. Obama signed it in Hawaii on New Year's Eve, and it hasn't gotten that much attention in the media, but some people at least are a little alarmed about this, and they were expressing their outrage during rush hour yesterday. In this video, protester Lauren Digioia gets arrested around the two minute mark:

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Cronus Protagonist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 02:57 PM
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1. She should have mentioned a deity
Some speechifying is more protected than others, apparently.
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 09:49 PM
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2. What is she arrested for?
Talking loudly? Yep, Occupiers need to start The Church of Occupiers...that would ease the problems.

Amen and Awomen.
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