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.
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.
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.
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.
A proposed camping ban to stop the homeless from sleeping on sidewalks in Denver is drawing heated debate from all sides of the issue.
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.
Occupy Denver protesters took to the streets and camped out overnight to protest the proposed ban on overnight camping in the city.
Occupy Denver supporters were rallying in solidarity with May Day marchers calling for workers’ rights around the world.
Occupy Denver will rally in solidarity with May Day marchers calling for workers’ rights around the world.
The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for the Denver Police Department to ban pepper ball guns.