In a statement, Ellison said he’s been inspired by the growing movement. A Minnesota branch of the Occupy Wall Street movement plans to occupy Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis on Friday.
Law enforcement agencies prepare for Wall Street-like protest in Minneapolis
The demonstration is expected to be similar to the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York -- which calls for the end of corporate greed. Organizers of the protest say they're planning for a long-term occupation of Government Plaza in front of the Hennepin County Government Center.