“Hearing Officer To Rule On NATO Protest March Route By Week’s End” @ CBS Chicago

Posted on March 28, 2012

March 27, 2012: “CHICAGO (CBS) – After listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.

The protesters’ appeal of the city’s decision to deny their request to march on State Street and Michigan Avenue on the opening day of the NATO summit is a longshot, and the protesters know it.

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports a small switch by the city is a big deal for demonstrators.

They showed up for the hearing, hoping the city would reconsider its denial of their parade permit. The city had approved a permit for the same route on May 19, during the G8 summit, which has since moved to Camp David, but denied that route for May 20, on the first day of the NATO summit…………………..”

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