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Oct 16

Freedom Paradox Members Beat State Police in Court

Back in October 2015, I wrote about the illegal arrest of myself, Rick Gonzalez, and Scott Marshall by the Pennsylvania State Police in Lehighton, PA. During this arrest, our camera equipment was confiscated as “evidence” of a crime that was never committed. A few days later, following a call flood from our supporters, I happily wrote […]

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Sep 16

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Freedom Paradox Founder Crushes A Checkpoint

The Following Video shows an activists interaction with an officer (and later his supervisor) during a DUI checkpoint in Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania. The officer, who refused to identify himself even though he is required to, approaches and demands his driver’s license. Severin asks him to state what law he suspects him of having committed in […]

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Sep 16

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Freedom Paradox Founder Takes A Police Chief To School

  Recently we shared the story-  Freedom Paradox Founder Crushes A Checkpoint I promised to take a film crew to the police department to hold the officers accountable for refusing to identify themselves at the checkpoint and threatening to tow my car if I didn’t leave. When I arrived at the station I was instantly […]

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Sep 16

Pennsylvania State Police Refuse Judge's Subpoena For Footage

On October 16, 2015, Severin Freeman and two other Activists were conducting multiple First Amendment audits of local police stations in Lehighton, PA. The point of these exercises were to ensure the public’s right to record in public spaces was being respected. More often than not, the police ignored us & went about their business, so we […]

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Sep 16

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Turning The Tables On Harassing Police

On 1-28-2016, Rick Gonzalez of Realjgonzo Media was out patrolling the Allentown area, as he does almost every day. Rick is a seasoned veteran of filming police and knows his rights well. Upon passing the jail and police station (the same place), Rick caught the attention of a Pennsylvania State Police officer, who was leaving the […]

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Sep 16

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Allentown Police Show That Change Is Not Coming

UPDATE: The officer in the bottom video has been identified as officer Mike Beidelman of Allentown police department(pictured below). Since publishing this information on our Facebook page, We have been receiving death threats from Mr.Beidleman’s Daughter. NO not a re-run, or re-post, or even a re-hash article. Allentown police department has actually done new wrongs! It’s […]

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Sep 16

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Cop With A Long History Of Abuse Bullies Citizen Journalist

At 9:53pm on June 2, 2016, Rick Gonzalez and Severin Freeman were filming a traffic stop in Bethlehem Township. Rick was filming while standing off the the side of a police vehicle when Corporal Leonard Shepulski Jr. (Badge Number 616) exited the vehicle & approached Rick claiming he didn’t want him filming over his right shoulder (Rick […]

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Oct 15

Illegal Arrest For Journalists

UPDATE: We Got our equipment back and have released the footage of the arrest. To read the full update as well as see the video click HERE. Lehighton, PA It was a quiet afternoon of filming police for fellow Freedom Paradox members, Rick Gonzalez, and I. We had met up with Scott Marshall from the […]