Federal Government Denies Occupy Eugene Right to Protest: Gravely Curtails First Amendment Rights for All
EUGENE, OR: The U.S. General Services Administration Regional Director issued a letter of denial in response to a permit application submitted by Occupy Eugene members seeking to continue their public protest at the corner of 7th and Pearl Streets in Eugene, Oregon. Occupy Eugene members have stated they will continue their protest without a permit and will risk arrest to challenge the restriction upon their First Amendment Rights.
Occupy Eugene hosts a free Medical Clinic and now a dental hygienist too every Sunday. This service is available to all.
Tuesday clinic is no longer available.
The Spanish and English June issues of The Eugene Occupier are now out. You can read them here: Vol. 1, No. 4, June 2012 Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 4 – Boletin Junio de 2012 Paper copies are available at OEV and Growers Market. If you would like some issues to distribute, let us know. Note:
Check out the caravan happening to the national gathering! http://occupycaravan.webs.com/
The Winnemam Wintu have called for people to join them in solidarity as they engage in direct action against the Forest Service on the McCloud River near Mt. Shasta, CA. At risk is their traditional Coming of Age Cermony; CLDC is taking an active role in assisting the tribe and invites Occupy Eugene to join them.
From June 30th to July 4th, the Occupy movement will convene the Occupy National Gathering in the vicinity of Philadelphia’s Independence Mall for a week of direct actions, movement building and the creation of a vision for a democratic future.
The Winnemam Wintu have called for people to join them in solidarity as they engage in direct action against the Forest Service on the McCloud River near Mt. Shasta, CA. CLDC is taking an active role in assisting the tribe and invites Occupy Eugene to join them.
The May issue of The Eugene Occupier is now out. You can read it here:
Paper copies are available at OEV and Growers market.
A group of Occupy Eugene activists spontaneously began occupying the old Federal Courthouse courtyard at 7th and Pearl streets on the evening of May 1.