Six people who claim they were given drugs as part of a now-suspended training program for police are suing the state of Minnesota, alleging the program was an “unethical clinical trial.”
Twelve Occupy Minneapolis protesters were arrested on Nicollet Mall after a night of moving protests, according to police.
Occupy Minneapolis protesters left Peavey Plaza with tents and signs in hand after a brief, verbal confrontation with police Saturday night. But they came back.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has picked up again in Minnesota as demonstrators re-launched their efforts Saturday in Minneapolis’ Loring Park and Peavey Plaza.
Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.
As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.
About 100 people demonstrated outside the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Friday, rallying against the landmark Supreme Court ruling that opened the door for corporations and labor unions to pour more money into politics.