January 17, 2012
Occupy the Courts
A Day of Action Against "Citizens United"
Friday, January 20, 2012
On Friday, January 20 people throught our entire nation will take action at
court houses in protest of the infamous "Citizens United v. FEC" court case.
This action will take place on the second aniversary of the case. This decision
gave corporations further power to influence elections with their money.
The message of the action is both simple and true:
Corporations are NOT people! Money is NOT speech!
The event will take place at three locations in Missouri:
Location: Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse - 111 S 10th St, St Louis,
Start time: 10:00 am (starting at St. Louis City Hall and then moving at
10:45 am to Eagleton Court House)
End time: 6:00 pm
Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse 111 South 10th Street St. Louis, MO 63102
Rally at 10:00am in front of St. Louis City Hall...Then at 10:45am march to
Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse for one day occupation, speeches, info
tables and collection of petition signatures. Calling on all greater St. Louis
progressive groups and unions for BIG participation!
Contact: Kurt Neumann
Location: Christopher S. Bond Courthouse, 80 Lafayette Street, Jefferson City,
Time: Fri, January 20, 11am – 1pm
Meet at office at 10am and depart at 10:30 to go to Jeff City. People who are
not going can occupy our own courthouse on Walnut. When we get back in town,
we'll occupy the corner until 4 or 4:30, then march up to Courthouse and stay
until 6pm. Christopher S. Bond U.S. Courthouse (the corner of E. State St. and
Contact: Harry Hill, email@example.com
11:30am to 1:30pm
Location: Gather in Ilus Davis Park immediately across the street from the
federal courthouse at 401 E. 9th Street, KCMO.
Plan to dress for cold weather!
Contact: Mary Lindsay
For more information see: