His actions consisted of walking, wearing black and being a witness to history as a freelance journalist. Yet, a few months later, and despite having no clear evidence of such crimes, federal prosecutors slammed him with eight felony charges including conspiracy to riot and property damage.
THE PUSH CONTINUES
US Attorney dropped charges against 129 defendants, but continues to prosecute journalists and others
FEDS CONTINUE HOUNDING JOURNO’S DATA
Aaron Cantú is among nearly 200 people to have devices seized during inauguration protests
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: THAT TERRIBLY SCARY DATA GRAB STORY CONTINUES
This is after the Trump Department of Justice has had the chance to view personal information from thousands of people who did no more than send an email to an address associated with the site.
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: DOJ WARRANT SEEKS INFORMATION ON POLITICAL OPPONENTS FROM WEB HOST
While major news outlets hyperventilate over not being called on at press conferences, other reporters, as well as activists who exercised their First Amendment rights are facing decades in prison.
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: OPERATION STINGBALLS
"Without warning, Defendant Officer John Doe 150 grabbed Mr. Horse’s testicles and yanked on them."
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: DREAM DARKER
“The fact that we are already here and the amount of resources being spent to get to where we are now leads me to believe we are going to have to sit through all these trials. All this taxpayer money is going to be wasted.”