Reporter not allowed at Occupy’s meetings in public park

-- tweet from Bellingham Herald's executive editor

After Occupy Bellingham protesters were told to leave a public park, the group’s legal advisor insisted that Occupy is “a first-amendment-protected activity” and that city officials are “encroaching on their first-amendment rights.” Meetings about this were held Tuesday afternoon, but…

The protesters refused to let a Bellingham Herald reporter in the meetings and tried to keep the reporter out of the area, claiming they were private meetings even though they were being held in a public park.

* Occupy Bellingham campers to be evicted from park Wednesday morning



1 comment
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