On August 1 2012, Jill Stein and her running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested during a sit-in at a Philadelphia bank to protest housing foreclosures on behalf of several city residents struggling to keep their homes. Photos: l Matt Moore
August 1, 2012Police escort Green Party 2012 presidential nominee Jill Stein after she was arrested at a sit-in in Philadelphia Wednesday.
Green Party vice presidential nominee Cheri Honkala hugs her son as she’s taken away by police after being arrested at a sit-in Wednesday in downtown Philadelphia.
Stein said — before she was led away — that she had never been arrested before, but that people need to fight back against “a political system bought and paid for by Wall Street.” – Kathy Matheson, AP reporter
By AP PHILADELPHIA — Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein, her running mate and three others have been arrested amid a sit-in at a downtown Philadelphia bank over housing foreclosures. About 50 Green Party supporters hoped to protest today at …