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Occupiers Hold a Slumber Party Near Union Square

Citing a judge's ruling that the First Amendment protected "public sleeping as a means of symbolic expression," protesters laid down their sleeping bags outside bank branches.
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NYPD Forces Occupy Wall Street From Union Square, Closing Park For First Time Since...?

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Since the NYPD's closure of Zuccotti Park on Saturday night, a growing number of Occupy Wall Street protesters have set up camp on the south end of Union Square park, some of them sleeping in the park with the NYPD's tacit permissio... Read Post

Occupy D.C. Protesters Arrested After Sleeping Outside Bank of America

United States / Washington D.C. : DCist (3 years ago)

Seven members of Occupy D.C. have been arrested this week for blocking the sidewalk after sleeping outside a downtown Bank of America branch. It's a new tactic, but it's disputed which Occupy group thought of it first. [ more › ] Read Post

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested Outside Bank Of America, Others Amass In Zuccotti Park

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Approximately 50 Occupy Wall Street protesters rallied outside Bank of America this afternoon, as part of a nationwide demonstration to symbolically "foreclose" on the giant predatory behemoth. Activists intend to target Bank of Ame... Read Post

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