By remaining in McPherson Square in downtown Washington, DC, Occupy DC protesters continue to violate laws against camping on federal land. Yet the National Park Service declined to enforce its own deadline of noon Monday for the protesters to leave.
As The Heritage Foundation’s Lachlan Markay noted last week, the Supreme Court has ruled that camping is not a protected activity under the First Amendment.
Instead of leaving, protesters dragged a large blue tarp over the statue of General James McPherson in protest. Continue Reading »