Newly elected Atlanta City Council member Michael Julian Bond has proposed a City Council resolution to apologize to the victims of the police raid on the Atlanta Eagle.
Here is coverage of the story from the local ABC affiliate, WSB-TV:
And additional details and a copy of the actual resolution are available at ProjectQAtlanta.
The proposed resolution has been referred to the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, which is scheduled to discuss the matter at a public meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2009. Eagle co-owner Robert Kelley and Eagle attorney Dan Grossman, among others, will be at the meeting, and supporters are encouraged to attend. The meeting is currently scheduled for 3:00 PM in Committee Room 2 of Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Ave. Anyone wishing to make a comment at the meeting should arrive well in advance, since there is a sign-up procedure, and for further information, the phone number of the City Council is 404-330-6030.