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Nov 16

Million Mask March Allentown Pennsylvania

The Million Mask March is a worldwide, annual protest associated with the hacktivist group Anonymous occurring annually on Guy Fawkes Day, November 5th. The motive for the March varies, but includes some consistent themes prevalent in the Anonymous movement, including: corruption in politics, demilitarization, police violence, and self-governance. Anonymous, originally a group of internet forum […]

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Nov 16

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Man Gets Arrested For Paying Fine In Pennies

Paying a fine in pennies as a form of protest has become quite popular. Ever since the monster internet video staring activist Brett Sanders, some have even declared a penny revolution is on the horizon. Some people have also come out against this form of protest. By bringing the topic into the mainstream media, it […]

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Oct 16

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Lawsuit: Allentown Officer Breaks Suspect's Jaw

Allentown Police officers Joseph Iannetta and Patrick Bull, along with former chief Joel Fitzgerald, Allentown’s mayor Ed Pawlowski, & the city itself, have been named in a lawsuit filed on Thursday by Hector Medina-Pena. The suit alleges use of excessive force, failure to properly train officers, turning a blind eye to misconduct & failing to intervene. It also […]

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Oct 16

PA Makes Police Video Exempt From Public Records Requests

On Wednesday, 10/19/2016, the PA Senate passed a bill which would exempt recordings from law enforcement’s body cameras and dashboard cameras from public records requests. The bill would make it nearly impossible to obtain footage of police misconduct, or anything that is in the public interest, even if the person requesting it appears in the video. […]

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Oct 16

Bethlehem City Police Violates Public Record Laws

The city of Bethlehem has quite a string of bad press lately. From the Supreme court telling the town that their “law” about casino fees was illegal , to an officer charged for exposing himself , to the most recent revelation. The revelation that the town refuses, even under court order, to release records pertaining to the […]

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Oct 16

City of Bethlehem Cop Charged With Public Masturbation

“This is always a sad day for law enforcement when these kinds of things occur.” This was said by Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin during a news conference. The conference was held to announce charges against Glenn Woolard, Badge #413 of the City of Bethlehem’s Police force. Woolard was caught twice exposing himself while off-duty and […]

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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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Oct 16

Scranton Residents Gathering Signatures to Force City to Declare Bankruptcy

In a bid to end the cronyism rife in Scranton through city hall, one man has come up with a way to try to force the city to cut itself off from the bounty it’s using to pay off the friends and family of the council.   Paul Gordon Gary St. Fleur has had enough […]

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Oct 16

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Police Issue Arrest Warrant After Flexing Rights At A Traffic Stop

Yesterday a well-known and outspoken activist, Ryan Scott, was arrested at his home in Dekalb, Illinois. His charge? The good-old, famous “Obstruction.” The catch-all obstruction charge has, in the past, been used against people filming, not answering questions, and anything that makes an officer feel like you were a hindrance to them.  The charge is based […]

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Oct 16

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Speaking At Adam Kokesh's tour

As an early activist I watched a lot of Youtube videos. I was not sure of my rights or even what Freedom meant fully but I knew the videos I had seen of veteran activists making a stand was what spoke to me on some level. One of the activists that stood out to me […]