The TSA is a natural target for political demonstrations. Their invasive sexual molestation is unpopular with everyone, and their checkpoints come ready made with a captive audience. In 2010 Aaron Tobey was handcuffed and held for 90 minutes by the TSA at the Richmond Airport in Virginia after he stripped off his shirt to display the Fourth Amendment scrawled across his chest with a marker.
On Friday he won a civil rights lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages against the TSA for being wrongfully detained on a disorderly conduct charge. And for that he is our Rebel of the Week.Read more »
Bloomington, Indiana mayor will marry dozens of gay and lesbian couples in protest of a proposed amendment to the states constitution to ban gay marriagesRead more »
Activists involved in the state-wide boycott against the unconstitutional statute who spoke to the Post almost taunted authorities, saying gun owners would essentially dare authorities to “come and take it away.”Read more »
NY Gun Registration Spawns Massive Civil Disobedience
Threats of imprisonment and confiscation fail to intimidate, says Alex Newman.
Activists in Berlin are teaming up to trash surveillance cameras. Points are given, with bonus scores for the most innovative modes of destruction.Read more »
Anderson, who grew up on Holmes Mesa south of Rifle, bought the lot and home where he lives in 1990, he said. Over the following decade, he parked various vehicles and built sheds in the yard.
Anderson maintains that the things in his yard are not junk, but items of value that he has collected over the years on the chance he might have a use for them some day.
“Ultimately the town will own my property. They will steal it from me,” Anderson complained.Read more »
Just saw this video. Talk about taking control of a situation. Kudos to the man!Read more »
Robert Peterson, then 21, was trying to bring his video camera into the courtroom where he was contesting a minor traffic ticket. When the bailiff told him he couldn't bring his camera inside, Peterson told him to step aside and let him through. When the argument escalated, the bailiff used a stun gun on him. Peterson kept the camera rolling and later posted the incident on YouTube.Read more »
Big company's trying to take down torrents. The public has spoken and we want to be able to access the content we want.Read more »
Trespassing Charges Dropped Against Barton Vermont Chronicle Publisher! One year after Barton Chronicle publisher Chris Braithwaite was arrested atop Lowell Mountain while covering a protest at the site of the controversial wind development, the state yesterday dismissed the trespassing charges leveled against the longtime Northeast Kingdom newsman.Read more »
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