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Judge Rules for Free Speech

Judge Rules for Free Speech

Eugene Municipal Court Judge Karen Stenard issued a ruling Thursday August 15th upholding the rights of protestors
to hold 24-hour protests at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza in Eugene.

Press Release: Municipal Court Hearings Set for Occupy Eugene and SLEEPS Activists

Press Release: Municipal Court Hearings Set for Occupy Eugene and SLEEPS Activists

On Monday, July 15, a Eugene Municipal Court judge will hear arguments for and against dismissal of trespass charges against 20 Free Speech activists

Tug of War at EWEB Earth Day Celebration: Press Release

This Saturday, April 20, during EWEB’s 2013 Earth Day Celebration and beginning at 1 pm, Occupy Eugene will stage a Tug of War to demonstrate the “pull between good and bad energy.”

Press Release: Occupier Scales Chain Link Fence to Protest City's Lack of Action on Homelessness

Press Release: Occupier Scales Chain Link Fence to Protest City’s Lack of Action on Homelessness

On Saturday, November 17, Occupy Eugene activist Gwendolyn Iris climbed a $70,000 chain link fence that bars access to Eugene’s old City Hall near 8th and High and chained herself to it in protest of the City’s lack of action for the unhoused.

Federal Government Denies Occupy Eugene Right to Protest: Gravely Curtails First Amendment Rights for All

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.

Press Release-Invitation to Walk with Trayvon Martin

Press Release-Invitation to Walk with Trayvon Martin

Occupy Eugene in collaboration with the ACLU, Civil Liberties Defense Center, NAACP, Eugene Springfield Solidarity Network and CALC (the Community Alliance of Lane County), invites the public to a Walk with Trayvon on Monday, April 2, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Campbell Center, 2nd and High streets.

Occupy Eugene to City, “Show Us the Money”

As freezing temperatures return once again to the Eugene area we continue to be concerned about the 4,000+ homeless people in Lane County and wonder how they will survive.

Occupy Eugene Press Conference on Stopping Foreclosure Sale

On Monday morning, March 5, Occupy Eugene is holding a press conference at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza outside the Lane County Courthouse, shortly following the 10 a.m. foreclosure auction. Lauren Schickling of Walton, Oregon, will tell her story to the media, and Occupy Eugene will highlight the need for passage of proposed legislation designed to help thousands of Oregonians who are facing foreclosure actions.

Occupy Eugene Medical Re-Occupies Downtown

Occupy Medical is on the move again. Beginning February 5th, Eugene Occupy Medical Team will offer free medical services downtown.

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