To: City Council and Mayor inc. Staff

OCCUPY KC USE OF TENTS AS A FORM OF FREE SPEECH

OCCUPY KANSAS CITY – MOTION –
OCCUPY KC TENTS ARE A FORM OF FREE SPEECH
USE PARK, WAIVE ANY AND ALL FEES
WE BRING FORWARD THIS MOTION TO THE CITY COUNCIL
MOTION TO THE MAYOR - INCLUDING THEIR STAFF
The City Council Office
City Hall, 22nd floor
414 E. 12th St.
Kansas City MO 64106
Phone: 816-513-1368
Fax: 816-513-1612

The Mayor's Office
City Hall, 29th floor
414 E. 12th St.
Kansas City MO 64106
Phone: 816-513-3500
Fax: 816-513-3518

Quoting a Councilman Jermaine Reed on his tweet 10-28-2011 “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi

We the People are asking for you the City to allow us the use of the Illus Davis Park and Liberty Memorial with the cities permission to use our tents to create Occupy KC Tent City Calling the use of the tents a form of free speech.- As part of our continuing peaceful protest. This is together Part of and will be used in our protest movement in which we have chosen to exercise our Right of free Speech in that there is the freedom to protest in which we will be remaining on site throughout the day and evening 24/7 till the protest has come to a close based on unified agreement with other US Cities. In addition we pray that you will see fit to excuse any and all permits and licenses having them rightfully waived.
The Citizens of our City have given up their Daily Lives in order to Speak out in Protest in this very important Nationwide Movement. We want to maintain a healthy Peaceful protest and Give every Citizen the use of shelter throughout the Protest. This is a sure way to show your Citizens that the City Cares about their needs and rights. We ask that you consider the needs of everyone through this time as well as consider the approaching Winter.

TO CONCLUDE: City Council, Mayor and Staff we at Occupy KC are asking for “KC’s Tent Village” to be accepted as a form of free speech as well as the use of both City Parks mentioned herein without fee’s, permits and/or Licenses throughout the Protest.

Why is this important?

Motioning the City Council and the Mayor including their Staff-
This Motion is to enable the safety and care of the Protesters through out this movement. Giving Protesters use of Tents needed for shelter and use of both City Parks including the right to Occupy without any Permits and or Licenses.

With enough Signatures this Petition will be taken to the Attorney for submission of the Motion

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Reasons for signing

  • They are non-violent and are only expressing their freedom of speech.
  • Tents are much more legitimate as symbols of free speech than money.
  • People have the right to assemble and not freeze to death.