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BREAKING: Judge Rules in Favor of Occupy NOLA

Occupy NOLA will be allowed to rebuild encampment in Duncan Plaza

U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey minutes ago granted a temporary restraining order to the Occupy NOLA movement, which had sought protection from the court under the First Amendment in a complaint filed yesterday. The ruling clears the way for the protesters to move back into Duncan Plaza, the park across the street from City Hall where they had been encamped for roughly two months.

The New Orleans Police Department clears out the Occupy NOLA encampment on Tuesday.

Zainey’s ruling came about 12 hours after New Orleans police cleared the plaza of about 150 protesters at the direction of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration. The protesters, like similar groups around the country, claim a variety of causes, but the movement generally is a protest against economic inequity in America.

Bill Quigley, a lawyer for the Occupy protesters, said he believes it is the first case to date in which a judge has allowed an Occupy protest to take up residence again after an eviction by the city.

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Occupy NOLA will be allowed to rebuild encampment in Duncan Plaza

U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey minutes ago granted a temporary restraining order to the Occupy NOLA movement, which had sought protection from the court under the First Amendment in a complaint filed yesterday. The ruling clears the way for the protesters to move back into Duncan Plaza, the park across the street from City Hall where they had been encamped for roughly two months.

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#ows is growing. We will be in a thousand cities in this country by the end of the month - hundreds of cities in other countries. We will see General Assemblies on six continents.

from occupywallst.org

Wow…Wow…

Over a thousand cities in the US alone…holy crap

Plus cities on six continents (I’m assuming it’s Antarctica that hasn’t gotten on the bandwagon yet….they’re all just a bunch of penguins down there.)

When I first saw the idea months ago in AdBusters I hoped for something big, but wasn’t entirly sure what would come of it.

I hate to use the same word so many times, but

Wow, wow, wow….it’s amazing….we will change this world!