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- "Occupy Bangor Asked to Remove Tents from Library Property," by Nok-Noi Ricker, Bangor Daily News, 2 December 2011.
- "Bangor Library Asks Occupy Group to Leave by Monday," by Associated Press, The Portland Press Herald, 2 December 2011.
- "Occupy Bangor Asked to End Encampment on Library Grounds," by Mike DeSumma, WCSH 6 News TV Portland, 2 December 2011.
|Poll results showing people support|
kicking out the library trespassers
who are part of Occupy Bangor.
- "*UPDATED* #OccupyWallStreet: The Rap Sheet, So Far," by John Nolte (@NolteNC), Big Government, 28 October 2011, updated constantly.
Bangor Public Library Director Barbara McDade said, "We certainly will allow them to use the property to protest, but we don't want them staying on the property 24 hours a day." For that, the United Nations might put a target on her head:
- "U.N. Envoy: U.S. Isn't Protecting Occupy Protesters' Rights," by Dan Froomkin, Huffington Post, 2 December 2011.
Congratulations to the Bangor Public Library for making the right decision, no matter how reluctantly. And to emphasize it made the right decision, poll results on the Bangor Daily News site, displayed above right, show the vast majority support the library in expelling the trespassers. Yes, free speech will not be suppressed, but, as is clearly seen in Bangor, trespassing is not free speech.