Let's take the statement regarding the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the GA out on the street to the People.
We'll distribute flyers of our statement and provide a blown up version for the public to sign. Once people learn that the National Defense Authorization Act is an attack on their Constitutional rights, they will be lining up to sign it. We will also use the People's Mic and have a bullhorn or PA to read the statement to the public. People are encouraged to bring signs ("STOP INDEFINITE DETENTION" ect...)
NEEDED FOR THIS ACTION:
--Teams of 4 people
--2 flyer distributors/bullhorn
--1 person managing the blow up for public to sign
--1 person on video camera
If we have enough people we'll make multiple teams and deploy to other locations.
Come on, let's saddle up and take it to the streets while we still live in the land of the free.
Note: Parking at the Hollywood and Highland structure is very cheap with validation. Just buy a cup of coffee and get your ticket validated.
Occupy Los Angeles Rejects the National Defense Authorization Act
Occupy Los Angeles demands that President Obama veto the National Defense Authorization Act. The legislation includes provisions which destroy the Constitutional rights of Habeas Corpus and Due Process. American citizens and all people everywhere have the inalienable right to contest their imprisonment and to a civilian trial by jury. We reject this and all legislation which abridges these rights as well as the false belief that doing so will make the nation more secure. The bill also contains sanctions against the oil industry and monetary systems of Iran which are clear precursors to a military attack. Additionally, the bill funds wars that the majority of Americans oppose. These endless, senseless wars only serve the Corporatist interests of the 1% and we oppose this and all legislation which enables and perpetuates them.