Seattle City Council passes resolution in support of Occupy movement

Seattle City Council today adopted Resolution 31337in support of the Occupy movement.

The resolution recognises and supports the peaceful and lawful exercise of the First Amendment as a cherished and fundamental right in the effort to seek solutions for economically distressed Americans at the federal and local levels.

The Council also committed to a number of actions in response to the Occupy movement dealing with fair lending and taxation.

The resolution was introduced by Councilmember Nick Licata and co-sponsored by Mike O’Brien. It passed unanimously — via

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