Santa Cruz, USA : ‘Black Bloc’ Action at Gov. Center Calls Attention to Police Seizure of Homeless Property

Activist Says Property Seizure is Designed To Harass Homeless Out of Santa Cruz.

On July 3, an activist served representatives of the Santa Cruz County government with a written notice stating that the Sheriff department’s policy of seizing the property of pre-trial homeless detainees violates federal code and the United States Constitution. The notice was accepted, and the activist believes that if a lawsuit is brought against the county, the authorities can not assert that they were unaware of the dangers they subject the homeless to. The activist served the notice wearing a face mask, believing strongly that individuals have the right to serve branches of the government with legal papers anonymously.
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