NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP/WMOT) -- The character of the Occupy protest movement changed this week, with hundreds of protesters arrested across the country in sometimes violent confrontations with police.
Here in Middle Tennessee the Occupy movement is still peaceful and is still being supported by the courts.
Nashville’s Occupy protest experience may be a foretaste of what’s to come for cities around the country.
A New York judge has apparently ordered that Occupy Wall street protesters be permitted to return to the park that police forcibly evicted them from this morning.
Here in Middle Tennessee, the courts have consistently sided with protesters.
A Nashville judge dismissed trespassing and other citations against 55 Occupy Nashville protesters yesterday and ordered their records expunged.