Chicago Rejects Protest Permit for NATO/G8 Group

March 20, 2012
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The City of Chicago has rejected a permit for the Coalition Against NATO/G8 to hold a protest on May 20, the opening day of a NATO summit. The permit was rejected even though the city had previously granted a permit to the very same group to march one day earlier against the now relocated G8 summit. Protest organizers sought to change the date of the protest once the Obama administration moved the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David.