Socialist candidate for Washington Speaker of the House, Jess Spear sits on the steps of the Barton family home in West Seattle.
Byron Barton, veteran and former homeowner, is carried from his home by EMT’s and escorted by the King County Sheriff’s Department.
Byron Barton, being carried from his home, taken away before being allowed to put on pants.
A S.A.F.E. activist lies down on the path in front of the EMT’s carrying Mr. Barton in an attempt to prevent his eviction.
King County Sheriffs Deputies remove SAFE eviction blockaders as former homeowner Byron Barton is evicted.
SAFE activists try to prevent Byron Barton, a disabled veteran, from being loaded into a waiting ambulance. Activists say Byron was in no need of medical treatment at the time and the VA hospital being the Barton families only option, other than the sidewalk.
Foreclosed on veteran Byron Barton is loaded into a waiting ambulance as he is evicted by King County Sheriffs deputies as activists attempt to blockade his eviction.
SAFE Activists place themselves under the ambulance holding Byron Barton after he is evicted from his home.
Activists are dragged out from under the ambulance by the Sheriffs deputies attempting to serve the eviction notice.
Activists are held away from the ambulance holding Byron Barton, a forcelosed on disabled veteran.
An activist is chased away by a sheriffs deputy during an eviction of a disabled veteran in Seattle.
A tense scene unfolds as Seattle activists are pulled away from under an ambulance used during an eviction.
SAFE founder Josh Farris questions the ethics of the authorities in charge of the eviction.
Seattle Police look on as activist blockade an ambulance from carrying out it’s role in the eviction of disabled veteran, Byron Barton
Housing activists lock arms in front of an ambulance holding foreclosed on veteran, Byron Barton
Sheriffs deputies remove Byron Barton from the ambulance after activists win their blockade attempt.
The Barton family speaks to the press after the successful eviction blockade in Seattle
A Seattle police officer walks the property of former homeowner Byron Barton.
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Great shots by Seattle photographer Alex Garland of the attempted Barton home eviction. For the latest news on the ongoing situation click here.