Governor unsure what to do with protesters

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) -- Gov. John Hickenlooper says he isn't sure what
legal options the state has to deal with protesters who have camped
out at the state capitol protesting corporate greed. Hickenlooper told KOA-AM radio on Tuesday that he is concerned about the illegal encampment on state property but didn't indicate that he was prepared to order the state patrol to clear out the park. Patrol officials said Sunday that they had no plans to remove the campers and tents. Hickenlooper says he supports rights to free speech but he has concerns about the camp. He says he is worried it will set a precedent for future protests.


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  • by szabla on Oct 12, 2011 at 01:41 PM
    Send them to Aspen where the Super rich reside. He should make sure they bring their own bags.
  • by Disgusted Location: Ritterville on Oct 12, 2011 at 08:40 AM
    Give em Bill Ritter and John Salazar's address and explain to them that they are the ones who wrecked Colorado's economy with their explicit support of the green energy scam and Obummercare.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 12, 2011 at 08:35 AM
    unsure what to do? Hell, I was spayed with fire hoses and tear gassed on 12th and North in the great grand junction riot after the broncos won the superbowl against the falcons. So, unsure what to do? tear gas em!!!! spray em with water cannons.
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      by Disgusted on Oct 12, 2011 at 08:41 AM in reply to
      Why were they rioting? Didn't the Broncos win? I don't understand........
  • by Anonymous on Oct 12, 2011 at 07:22 AM
    Tread carefully gov. Thats your voter base out there without a clue why.
  • by Nun Location: Grand Valley on Oct 12, 2011 at 07:11 AM
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      by Brat on Oct 12, 2011 at 08:11 AM in reply to Nun
      Couldn't have said it better myself
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        by Nun on Oct 12, 2011 at 09:56 AM in reply to Brat
        My position on public property does not mean I support the OWS but I defend their right to gather.
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