"This is our house now," ACORN member Louis Beverly reportedly said after cutting a lock with bolt cutters at the home.
ACORN reportedly has enlisted more than 500
Louis Beverly, the first member of ACORN arrested under the plan, will be charged with 4th degree burglary.
ACORN launched its "Home Savers" campaign in New York earlier this month and plans to expand the program to at least 22 other cities and three counties nationwide in the coming weeks. Participants like Beverly say they will refuse to move out of foreclosed homes or reclaim properties altogether until a comprehensive federal housing plan takes affect.
Louis Beverly was not the home owner, nor was she ever a resident of the property she was arrested breaking into.
As we've reported previously, ACORN's call for civil disobedience qualifies as criminal conspiracy. Now that the nationwide organization has actually moved forward and employed an army of criminals to carry out their plans to disrupt the foreclosure process they are in direct violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
To recap, ACORN has been guilty of perpetrating the following crimes (that we know of) in just the last 6 months:
"I've been fighting alongside ACORN."
- President Barack H. Obama