Food Not Bombs LA ACTION ALERT 4:45pm Sun Jan 2 Preshing Sq.

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Tue, 28 Dec 1999 10:56:37 -0800 (PST)


FWD Tue, 28 Dec 1999 From: ARALosAngeles@aol.com

CONTACT iccanarchist@aol.com
FNB ACTION ALERT!  PLEASE READ!
DISTRIBUTE WIDELY!

ORGANIZE AGAINST POLICE OPPRESSION!
SUPPORT FOOD NOT BOMBS SUNDAY JANUARY 2ND
AT PERSHING SQUARE!

Last Friday, several Food not Bombs members and supporters were arrested for
searving food to the homeless at Pershing Square, a puplic park in downtown
Los Angeles.  The Sunday before that another Food not Bombs member was
arrested at the same location for the same thing.  Legal observers were
threatend with arrest unless they left the area.

The reason the city is doing this is that a private company got a permit to
set up an ice skating rink for a few months and they dont want the mostly
middle class crowd to have to be arround homeless/poor people that Food not
Bombs serves.  Some people have been noticing the signs of a homeless sweep
in the park since the skating rink was set up.

The city is denying us our right to serve food to the needy just to protect
the profits of a corperation.  Not only that, but they are putting people in
jail who dare to question their authority.  If the police will only uphold
their motto of "to serve and protect" when it applies to the rich, then we
will have to serve (food to) and protect (the rights of) those who are truely
in need.

We need to get as many people as we possibly can to our next serving this
Sunday so get the word out any way you can.  Make flyers, call your friends
and family, and pass this email arround.  We need your help so please
come>out and show your support.

ASSEMBLE AT 4:45 P.M INSIDE THE PARK NEAR THE CORNER OF 5TH AND HILL.  IT IS
IN THE MIDDLE OF DOWNTOWN
LOS ANGELES.

For further information contact me at iccanarchist@aol.com

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