US Attorney dropped charges against 129 defendants, but continues to prosecute journalists and others
In a statement, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia indicated that it would continue to prosecute the remaining 187 defendants in the case.
It was filmed by a Project Veritas operative. And here’s where it gets really fucked up. We don’t know how much the Project Veritas video was edited.
All the prosecution needed to establish was a conspiracy to commit any crime, including “conspiracy to disrupt public congress.” This could refer to any protest at any time.
Aaron Cantú is among nearly 200 people to have devices seized during inauguration protests
It seems like everyone is lost in some form of magical thinking at the moment, digging deep into their favored minutiae and ignoring everything else.
Check out what this US Park Police officer said about militia members at a far-right rally in DC
He’s talking about the fact that the FBI has designated the juggalos as a “loosely organized hybrid gang”—a 2011 designation, which, juggalos say, has real consequences. One speaker at the rally, Jessica Bonometti, told how she was fired from her job as a probation officer in Virginia because she liked ICP-related photos on her personal Facebook page.
The prohibitionist puritans in the House Rules Committee showed their true cowardice when they blocked congress from voting on amendments that would protect people in states where cannabis is legal from federal prosecution.
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.