OccupyDallas Protests Outside City Hall, Oct. 11, 2011

Occupy Dallas City Hall
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Dallas, TX—(ENEWSPF)–Oct. 11, 2011 —In response to the Permit issue regarding OccupyDallas remaining in Pioneer Plaza, Members of the group marched from the park to city hall today. They occupied the area around the fountain in front of the building waiting to hear word from the city regarding their Special Event permit to occupy the park indefinitely.

OccupyDallas members are working to resolve permit issues with members of the city council. Former Mayor and current councilman for district four Dwaine Caraway stated, via telephone call, that he supports the Occupy movement and will be speaking with city officials concerning permit issues.

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The OccupyDallas movement began Thursday, Oct 6 with a march from Pike Park to the Federal Reserve building. Over 1,000 people gathered to protest corporate greed and money influencing the overnment. The movement currently has more than 150 members occupying Pioneer Plaza in downtown, with hundreds more joining in daily for marches to various corporations and banks throughout the city. The movement stands in solidarity with similar Occupy movements happening across the nation and the world, including the original Occupy Wall Street protest that featured tens of thousands of marchers and continues to grow.