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Occupy Denver

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Homeless Expect Police Sweep As Camping Ban Goes Into Effect

Denver’s ban on urban camping went into effect on Tuesday. Business leaders say it will make city streets safer, but homeless advocates say it unfairly targets people with nowhere to go.

05/29/2012

Occupy Denver protestors on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

NATO Protestors’ Message In Chicago Echoed In Denver

The conflict in Chicago produced an Occupy Denver march that began at Lincoln Park. It was a last-minute gathering as Occupy Denver expressed its rage against NATO and what they call the war machine.

05/21/2012

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Denver Council Votes To Make Urban Camping Illegal

Seven years after embracing an ambitious plan to provide housing and job training for Denver’s homeless, the City Council voted 9-4 Monday to impose restrictions that opponents say will make it illegal to have no home.

05/14/2012

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Advocates Camp Outside Downtown Denver Partnership To Protest Camping Ban

Homeless advocates have been protesting Denver’s proposed ban on overnight camping. On Saturday protesters lined up along the 16th Street Mall and then camped out in front of Downtown Denver Partnership.

05/13/2012

Denver Police Chief Robert White at the neighborhood meeting on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Chief White: Camping Ban Would Be Enforced On Case-By-Case Basis

A proposed camping ban to stop the homeless from sleeping on sidewalks in Denver is drawing heated debate from all sides of the issue.

05/12/2012

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Occupy Denver Protesters Gather Outside Snooze Restaurant

Occupy Denver protesters gathered outside Snooze” restaurant downtown Sunday morning. They were protesting the business owner’s support of a proposed camping ban to stop homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks.

05/06/2012

Occupy Denver protesters camped out overnight with homeless to show their opposition to a camping ban in the city. (credit: CBS)

Occupy Denver Protesters Camp Out On City Streets

Occupy Denver protesters took to the streets and camped out overnight to protest the proposed ban on overnight camping in the city.

05/02/2012

An image from the protest on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Occupy Denver Marches In Support Of May Day, 1 Arrested

Occupy Denver supporters were rallying in solidarity with May Day marchers calling for workers’ rights around the world.

05/01/2012

Occupy Denver protesters in October 2011. (credit: CBS)

Occupy Denver Plans March In Support Of May Day

Occupy Denver will rally in solidarity with May Day marchers calling for workers’ rights around the world.

05/01/2012

An image from the Occupy Denver protest (credit: CBS)

ACLU Calls For Denver Police To Ban Pepper Ball Guns

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for the Denver Police Department to ban pepper ball guns.

04/12/2012

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