Multiple protesters were (again) denied bail, and remain stuck in jail – some being held simply because they were found with mud on their shoes, or for allegedly putting up posters.
Hundreds of people spoke out against Cop City at a recent Atlanta City Council meeting, ahead of a June 5th vote to allocate $30 million to the facility from the city’s budget. As one public commenter said, “We do not need a school for assassins.” Not one person spoke out in favor of the facility at the hearing.
Organizers in Atlanta are gearing up for a Week of Action happening in the city from June 24 – July 1. They’re calling for a Weelaunee Summer.
Pressure is needed against all the companies and individuals involved in the Cop City project. One way you can help is to pressure Nationwide to drop the project. Nationwide subsidiary Scottsdale Insurance is one of three companies that provide insurance coverage for the construction of Cop City — without insurance, development cannot proceed.