Occupy Arrests Questioned By Lawyers, Judge Refuses To Sign Warrants! All Were Released.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Hours after announcing they would no longer be allowed to camp on Legislative Plaza, Tennessee Highway Patrol officers carried 29 Occupy Nashville protesters to jail just after 3 a.m. Friday. A night court commissioner refused to sign their arrest warrants, which released everyone.

“The response of the government in Tennessee was totally inappropriate,” said Nashville attorney David Raybin who says Friday’s arrests were a blatant attack on the constitutional rights of people trying to peacefully assemble.



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