I didn't know Occupy MN had a general assembly...I wonder if they have a security council as well.
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OccupyMN Members to Defend Foreclosure Victim
Minneapolis-The General Assembly of OccupyMN unanimously approved last night to support small business owner Ruth Murman as she faces foreclosure.
Ruth is scheduled to be evicted on Monday, October 31. U.S. Bank holds the mortgage to her home in Plymouth. Ruth has sought legal counsel and asked U.S. Bank to delay the eviction for two weeks while she makes other arrangements, but the bank has refused.
On Wednesday, October 26, at 12:30pm OccupyMN’s Events Committee and their supporters will meet at The People’s Plaza and march on U.S. Bank to demand they negotiate with Ruth and call for a moratorium on foreclosures. Participants plan to occupy Ruth’s home to defend her from eviction should U.S. Bank refuse to negotiate.
Ruth runs a small business in Minnetonka called Auntie Ruth's Animal Care and Wellness Centers ( http://www.auntieruth.com/). The business employs 25 people though Ruth herself hasn't taken a paycheck in over a year. Ruth lives with her father, a 79-year-old Korean War veteran who has cancer and has recently suffered several heart attacks. If Ruth and her father are evicted, she fears she would have to sleep on the floor with the animals at her business.
"All I'm asking for is two weeks to get my life together before they take away my home,” explained Ruth. “It's both shocking and tragic that U.S. Bank is unwilling to grant me such a small request as they break records for profits and double the salary of their CEO to $18.8 million a year.”