Smoky Mountain News reports:
Western North Carolina occupiers “took possession” last week of the Federal Building in Bryson City where federal court is held to protest a 2010 Supreme Court ruling that declared corporations are people.
“I’ll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one,” one protester’s sign proclaimed. About 50 people turned out for the Friday event, which took place in the parking lot outside the Federal Building at the corner of Veterans Boulevard and Main Street.
Swain County residents seemed generally supportive of protesters’ stance: many honked as they passed by, or called out in encouragement.Read the full article
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