Free All Stop Cop City Political Prisoners

Stop the harassment, intimidation, lies, trumped-up false charges, arrests, and even murder of citizens who support Defend the Forest and Stop Cop City. Now, the GBI and Atlanta police have arrested three organizers of the Atlanta Solidarity Fund, a seven-year-old, non-profit Atlanta fund that provides bail and legal support for arrested protesters.¬† Organizers of the … Continue reading Free All Stop Cop City Political Prisoners

Cop City Is The Problem, Not The Solution To Crime

Atlanta has a serious police violence problem that politicians choose to ignore. Instead, they say Atlanta has a crime problem, and more police and jails are the answer. But too many innocent and unarmed people of color are dying at the hands of the police. Police rarely are held accountable because of qualified immunity, which … Continue reading Cop City Is The Problem, Not The Solution To Crime

Forest Defenders Reoccupy Weelaunee to Stop Cop City

After Christmas 2022, Ryan Millsap, the Hollywood grifter, destroyed the parking lot of Weelaunee People Park (WPP) (formerly¬† Intrenchment Creek Park), the bike and walking path, and cut down dozens of trees in violation of a stop-work order. Millsap is the guy who conned the DeKalb County Commissioners into swapping 40-plus acres in beautiful wooded … Continue reading Forest Defenders Reoccupy Weelaunee to Stop Cop City

City Hall Listens To Money, Not the Public On Cop City

The South Atlanta Forest, also called Weelaunee Forest, is where so many issues converge, environmental, human rights, racial justice, environmental racism, gentrification, the militarization of the police, police violence, the expansion of the police state, pollution, criminalizing protest, and climate change.  People are joining the movement to stop cop city and defend the forest for … Continue reading City Hall Listens To Money, Not the Public On Cop City

Atlanta Forest Defender Shot and Killed By Police

Their banner says it all:  TREES GIVE LIFE, POLICE TAKE IT. Hundreds of forest defenders and their supporters held a vigil in Little Five Points on Wednesday night, January 18, to grieve and honor their comrade who the police killed today. The police called it self-defense, but we have all heard that story too many … Continue reading Atlanta Forest Defender Shot and Killed By Police