G-20 protesters plan to sue over permit delays
Groups seeking to march, protest and set up encampments during the G-20 summit said yesterday that the city of Pittsburgh isn't cooperating, and for the first time threatened to take their concerns to the federal courts, possibly today.
"People are at their wit's end," said Francine Porter, of Code Pink, which wants to put up a tent city to dramatize the plight of war refugees. "I guess we're going to go ahead with this lawsuit."
That would be premature, said Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, whose administration announced two public access zones near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, where the summit will be held...