A small group of military veterans from Veterans for Peace decided they were not going to leave Independence Mall, even though their permit expired at 9 pm EST. One of the veterans, Bill Perry, negotiated with police as occupiers came to see the veterans risk arrest.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday July 3, 2012 3:41 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday January 30, 2012 10:30 am|
Occupy DC and an encampment at Freedom Plaza called Occupy Washington DC both face a noon deadline that has passed. As CNN reports, the Park Service “will allow tents to remain in the parks, but protesters must remove camping gear and leave one side of the tents open at all times.” The gear will have to be gone, but the Park Service will allow tents, which have become a symbol of the movement, to stay up in the park.