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"Failure To Obey" Documentary On Checkpoint Refusal (VIDEO)

According to current federal law, border patrol agents currently have the authority to stop and conduct searches on vessels, trains, aircraft, or other vehicles anywhere within “a reasonable distance from any external boundary of the United States.” This “reasonable distance” is defined as 100 miles from any border, including coastal boundaries. In this 100-mile zone,


Brilliant Woman Sticks It To Judge With Mix Of Education And Expletives (VIDEO)

Legal corruption in the US has been exposed by a brilliant woman whose name is Tamah Jada Clark. She recently served a most unusual notice upon the courts in Georgia. It is highly unlikely you will ever have seen something like this! Clark’s legal Notice, entitled “To F*ck This Court and Everything that it Stands For“, is a


Lesson For Everyone: Citizen Pulls Cop Over, Issues Warning (VIDEO)

A recent video out of Florida shows a brave citizen flipping the tables on a sheriff’s deputy, pulling the cop over for a number of infractions before letting him go with a warning. Adam Bocanegra


Want To Record The Cops? Know Your Rights

By: Nadia Kayyali | Electronic Frontier Foundation – There are some very disturbing videos circulating the Internet right now, depicting the deaths of unarmed civilians at the hands of trained, armed men. Many of these videos even show individuals being shot in the back, or as they try to flee. These are videos of police


Chef Ticketed, Facing $2,000 Fine For Feeding Homeless In San Antonio

Joan Cheever, founder of the nonprofit mobile food truck known as the Chow Train, was cited last Tuesday by San Antonio police officers for feeding the homeless in Maverick Park. Cheever has been serving restaurant-quality meals to the city’s homeless population for the past 10 years, and has been profiled on Rachel Ray’s cooking show


Colorado Bill Would Impose $15,000 Fine On Cops Who Try To Stop People From Filming Them

By: Poor Richard’s News – This law is much needed.  How many videos have we seen of police threatening citizens who film them and lying about it being illegal? from ABC 7  Denver: A package of police oversight bills introduced in the Colorado Legislature includes a measure that would impose up to $15,000 in civil


How To Avoid Fear Based Reactions When Dealing With Cops (VIDEO)

Why you should always film cops and what to do and NOT to do when pulled over. DerrickBrozeLiveFree


Cop Assaults Man For Filming Brutality, Attempted And Failed To Destroy Evidence (VIDEO)

By: Cassandra Rules | The Free Thought Project – Amherst, MA–  University of Massachusetts Amherst student, Thomas Donovan, who is majoring in legal studies and had planned to become a Massachusetts State Trooper, has filed a lawsuit alleging his civil rights were violated after he was pepper sprayed, assaulted, and arrested for filming police brutality.


How Will You Respond When They Come For Your Guns? Better Think It Through!

By: Right.is – You know it won’t be Holder coming to your door. If you live in a small town where everyone knows each other, your kids might go to school with the officer’s kids who comes to confiscate your guns. Then what? You planning on firing?With or without your son orr daughteer watching? TIME


New York Sheriff On Handgun Renewal Permits, ‘Throw Them In The Garbage Because That Is Where They Belong.’ (VIDEO)

By: Mike Piccione | The Daily Caller – Fulton County, N.Y. is home to a strong hunting and fishing tradition. Guns are everywhere, but life isn’t easy. Temperatures are often well below zero, and snow piles drift up so high against your home that you have to go to the second floor to be able


Detained For 19 Days For Refusing To Cooperate At Warrantless Immigration Checkpoint (VIDEO)

You’ve probably seen them before: internal border checkpoint refusals, now a popular YouTube genre. Some are funny. Others are hostile. But for Greg Rosenberg, a naturalized U.S. citizen who speaks accented English, an encounter with South Texas border patrol resulted in weeks of jail time without a single charge being prosecuted. Visit Reason.com


Cop Threatens Charges If Man 'Posts Video On YouTube,' Man Posts Video On YouTube (VIDEOS)

  By: Chris | Information Liber– “If I See You Post This On YouTube, I’ll Find A Way For The D.A.’s Office To Arrest You”  A camera-shy New York State trooper threatened to “find a way” to arrest a man if he posted video of the officer conducting a routine traffic stop to YouTube. Predictably,


Police Checkpoints: I’m Not Doing Anything Wrong, But I Definitely Have Something To Worry About

Every year around this time, it just isn’t the holiday season if you don’t end up stuck in a long line of traffic going through a mandatory DUI checkpoint.  The cops are looking for people drinking and driving, and this unconstitutional search has been upheld by the Supreme Court. And every year around this time,


Standing Up To Police Abuse...

  Few social tragedies are as heart wrenching as the loss of an innocent loved one who perishes at the hands of overzealous law enforcement. We are now witnessing virtually more blood left in the streets by way of the police than at the hands of bank robbers and burglars. Why is this happening, especially


Invoking Your Rights At Police Checkpoints (VIDEO)

A majority of our society essentially walks around without knowing or actively exercising their rights. In fact, some do not even know what their rights are or why they are so important. Moreover, they would rather wave their freedoms afforded in this country at the first signs of a problem. One example of this is during a manhunt for


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