Protesters should expect the same mass arrests that were launched nation-wide against 'Occupy' protesters
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December 9, 2014. (Photo by Peter)
By Lindsay Rittenhouse
Protests involving lying or sitting down on the floor of Grand Central Terminal are now banned due to the occurrence of two separate physical attacks on police officers.
RELATED STORY: NYPD Wants Total War On Freedom — Seeks Court Approval For Mass Arrest of Protesters Without WarningDuring a nightly “die-in” on Tuesday Jan. 6 at Grand Central, two protesters allegedly acted out physically toward Metropolitan Transportation Authority police commanders, resulting in immediate action to halt these type of protests.
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MTA Spokesman Aaron Donovan told the Observer the confrontations started when protesters laid placards all over the floor of the terminal and MTA police officers had to be called in to ask for their removal.
In regard to the littered placards, Mr. Donovan stated that “we can’t allow that kind of obstruction.”