Category: 1st Amendment

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 ...
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Sued for Retaliating Against Reporter who Exposed Embarrassing Arrangement Involving Daughter and her Horse

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Sued for Retaliating Against Reporter who Exposed Embarrassing Arrangement Involving Daughter and her Horse

Los Angeles police arrested journalist Jasmyne Cannick while covering a protest against police brutality the night before Thanksgiving 2014, twisting the truth to accuse her of leading a throng of protesters across an imaginary police "skirmish line," then claiming in their reports that ...
Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

  Homestead Police Department (HPD) has silenced the First Amendment with false stalking charges and restraining orders. Their abuses leading to two of my three false arrest, and to me being served with four frivolous restraining orders. Sadly, such abuses are not limited t ...
Dallas Transit Police Sued For Wrongful Arrest of PINAC Reporter in Rosa Parks Plaza (UPDATED)

Dallas Transit Police Sued For Wrongful Arrest of PINAC Reporter in Rosa Parks Plaza (UPDATED)

Update: We have the complete audio of the incident below. Dallas Transit Police wrongly arrested a Texas man for taking photos in Rosa Parks Plaza near the city's downtown bus station, now they're facing a serious civil rights lawsuit, which you can see below. "DART's investigation ...
Florida Sheriff Trashes First Amendment in Video, Demands Photographers Leave “Expanding Crime Scene”

Florida Sheriff Trashes First Amendment in Video, Demands Photographers Leave “Expanding Crime Scene”

A Florida sheriff took the law into her own hands, using unlawful excuses to expand a crime scene to exclude journalists from a crime scene. The Palm Beach Sheriff's deputy was caught on camera in two videos you can see below demanding that photographers cease taking images or video i ...
South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

I was taking photos of a sign outside the Homestead city council meeting in South Florida this month when a police officer named John Edward Frank informed me that I was forbidden from taking his photo – even though I had no interest in photographing him in the first place. So I start ...
Arizona Police Union Spurs Facebook Backlash, Defends Cop Seeking Plea Deal in Murder Case

Arizona Police Union Spurs Facebook Backlash, Defends Cop Seeking Plea Deal in Murder Case

The Facebook page of an Arizona police union blew up over the weekend with more comments than they have likes on their page for defending the indefensible. Murder. Mesa Police Association wrote a long defense of Mitchell Brailsford who is seeking a plea deal after being charged wit ...
WATCH: Florida Man Holding “Death To America” Sign Beat Senseless

WATCH: Florida Man Holding “Death To America” Sign Beat Senseless

"Because of Obama's policies" read the other side, inspiring his fellow north Florida man to beat the everlasting hell out of him, and try to steal the sign. Old fashioned "Sharpie clickbait" drove another Florida man named "Larry" into a sign stealing, protester beating rage. So, ...