PHOTO GALLERY: Occupy protests around the U.S.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 3:21 p.m. CST
Since New York City's Occupy Wall Street protests began in September, occupy protests have sprung up and are still going on in cities all across the country.
Desiree Trujillo, 17, of Aurora, Colo., chants between to a pair State Troopers outside the State Capitol following the Occupy Denver march in Denver on Nov. 19. Several hundred people marched for the eighth straight Saturday in Denver.
Occupy Seattle protester Jeff Engels holds an American flag as he stands on the University Bridge as other demonstrators shut it down behind him Nov. 17 in Seattle. The protest coalition of students, workers, unemployed people, retirees, faith leaders and other activists marched and temporarily shut down the bridge as part of a "National Day of Action."
University of Mary Washington students gather at the Jepson Alumni Center for an "Occupy UMW" rally Nov. 18 in Fredericksburg, Va.
A protester chants his slogans in front of police officers during a rally in Los Angeles on Nov. 17. Occupy Wall Street demonstrators held modestly sized, but energetic rallies around the country to celebrate two months since the movements birth and signal that they aren't ready to quit yet.
An Occupy Oakland protester signals to other demonstrators where to regroup following a police raid on Nov. 20, in Oakland, Calif. The previous night, protesters tore down a fence surrounding a vacant lot to establish the 20-tent encampment.
Seattle activist Dorli Rainey, 84, reacts after being hit with pepper spray during an Occupy Seattle protest Nov. 15 at Westlake Park in Seattle. Protesters gathered in the intersection of 5th Avenue and Pine Street after marching from their camp at Seattle Central Community College in support of Occupy Wall Street. Many refused to move from the intersection after being ordered by police. Police then began spraying pepper spray into the gathered crowd hitting dozens of people.
Occupy Oakland protester Josh, who did not give his last name, reads a book while camping in a tree at City Hall in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 24.
A lone Occupy Fort Lauderdale protestor sits among the Occupy Wall Street protest signs before marchers walked the three miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to the boat show on Oct. 29.
Occupy Los Angeles supporters rest after a long night at the camp in front of Los Angeles City Hall on Monday in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa stated Friday that the protestors' campsite will be dismantled, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
Occupy Boston protesters march through Boston's Downtown Crossing shopping district on Friday. Occupy protesters want shoppers to occupy something besides door-buster sales and crowded mall parking lots on Black Friday.
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