Arrests returned to the rotunda. Today August 6th is the 11th day of mass arrests since July 24, 2013.
(See the timeline at the end of this post for a recap)
“Department of Administration spokeswoman Stephanie Marquis says police issued 20 citations on Tuesday for gathering in the rotunda without a permit.”
Video from today by Arthur Kohl-Riggs of SSWIDTMS:
A few celebrities tweeted about the situation yesterday and today.
Jenna Ushkowitz stars as Tina Cohen-Chang on Glee.
Jenna Morrison starred [or stars?] as Dr. Allison Cameron in the TV show House and as Emma Swan in “Once Upon a Time”.
Lance Bass was the bass singer for the American pop boy band ‘N Sync.
I admit Lance Bass was the only one of the stars I recognized. I haven’t paid much attention to celebrities since these fellows crossed a street together:
Wednesday July 31:
About 50 people were ready to be arrested in the rotunda today. Apparently NBC 15 got a permit for them.
Friday August 2:
Monday August 5:
Sixth day of mass arrests in the Wisconsin capitol building rotunda
Wednesday August 7:
Day 8 of mass arrests in Wisconsin capitol: 15 arrests, Vets for Peace, more.
Friday August 9:
10th day of mass arrests – 3 arrests/5 citations:
Police make handful of arrests at Wisconsin Capitol protest as crackdown goes on
A few arrests in the rotunda, I think, but most people went outside. I can find no story on the arrests from August 9th. However several media outlets noticed the court appearance:
Monday August 12:
What? No arrests at Wisconsin’s capitol building?
Tuesday August 13:
TODAY. MASS ARRESTS. 11th DAY.