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WATCH: PINAC Correspondent Kicked Out of Free Speech Rally in Oregon

WATCH: PINAC Correspondent Kicked Out of Free Speech Rally in Oregon

PINAC correspondent Mike Smith attended a free speech rally in Portland only to be physically thrown out by police. Smith was at the Patriot Prayer rally at the waterfront last Sunday, which is a popular place in the Oregon city for events and protests. There were several other groups ...
Oklahoma Military Police Harass and Intimidate Citizen for Recording Air Base

Oklahoma Military Police Harass and Intimidate Citizen for Recording Air Base

Oklahoma military police, assisted by two Oklahoma state cops, were recorded lying to a citizen journalist in order to get him to surrender identification while peacefully and lawfully recording the Oklahoma Air National Guard base from a public space on August 31. "Are you aware in t ...
Watch: Idaho Police Arrest Man for Video Recording FBI Building

Watch: Idaho Police Arrest Man for Video Recording FBI Building

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGr2M8nzbHY&lc=z13ezjuabnjrhztz304citaatojox54rptw0k.1500838069440625 Police in Pocatello, Idaho arrested a man for filming an FBI building from public property. It is becoming an all too common occurrence for officers to stop and detain citizens for re ...
Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

A Florida man won the right to surreptitiously record police officers while making internal affairs complaints without the threat of prosecution when he defeated the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office (SAO) in a federal appeals court ruling. Prosecutors tried to censor the citizen, wh ...
Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead Police Department (HPD), in South Florida, has myriad problems respecting the First Amendment. I went to HPD this week to serve some officers in a civil rights suit, the story was covered earlier. While entering I discovered that HPD still has not learned that photography is no ...
EXCLUSIVE: Miami’s Top Prosecutor Busted Censoring Darren Rainey Protesters

EXCLUSIVE: Miami’s Top Prosecutor Busted Censoring Darren Rainey Protesters

Miami-Dade County's State Attorney Katherine Fernandez-Rundle is censoring at least 100 of her critics on Twitter, including a dozen accounts either named Darren Rainey or with the deceased man's profile image. We have pictures to prove it. It all started when the prosecutor sent a ...
Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

The City of Homestead has a torrid reputation and a pattern of willfully refusing to comply with the public records law. Homestead is a little town at the southern end of Miami-Dade County, rarely receiving the scrutiny it deserves as a cesspool of public corruption and maleficence. I ...
WATCH: Colorado Cop Stages Fake Drug Bust on Body Camera to Frame Man for Drugs

WATCH: Colorado Cop Stages Fake Drug Bust on Body Camera to Frame Man for Drugs

Video footage released last week shows a Colorado cop framing a man for drugs and gun possession by staging a fake drug bust reenactment on his body cam in a tow yard after an initial search of the vehicle may have turned up nothing. Pueblo police officer Seth Jensen claimed he had hi ...