Skip to comments.Judge Reinstates Firearm Rights for Cowboys for Trump Leader Couy Griffin
Posted on 04/07/2021 7:21:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway
When Cowboys for Trump leader Couy Griffin was arrested for his alleged role in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, a federal judge revoked his right to have a firearm. However, on Wednesday a judge restored that right for Griffin with some limitations in place.
Griffin, who is also a commissioner in Otero County, faces federal trespassing and disorderly conduct charges in connection to the breach of the U.S. Capitol.
He was arrested back in January and held for weeks until a judge released him under the condition that he was not allowed to have any firearms.
On Wednesday, Griffin asked a federal judge to re-instate his right to have a gun, citing recent threats.
“They threatened that they were going to come to my house and burn my house down,” he said.
Griffin spoke about some of those threats at an Otero County Commission meeting in February.
“I received pictures of my family with crosshairs on each of our heads including my son who was not even a month old,” he said.
The judge ultimately sided with Griffin on the matter, restoring his right to have a firearm on the condition that he keeps it at home. In other words, Griffin will not be allowed to carry a firearm in public.
He is expected back in court later this month.
They want this guy dead.
I know Couy and some of the Cowboys for Trump. They are not criminals. Couy was held without bail, or being allowed to contact a lawyer for a couple of weeks, which is unconstitutional. He was not even inside the Capitol, but filmed a video of himself outside, saying there could be blood if elections are stolen. Before this, you couldn’t be arrested for free speech. It is disturbing what his case has exposed about the people currently in power.
If the election was fair and square they wouldn’t be fighting so hard. Psychology 101. Unless it’s double-reverse psychology. Formerly known as 4D chess.
And I agree, these people are having their rights trampled. Held without bail for trespassing? Ridiculous. No right to counsel. No right to speedy trial? No grand jury?
Is anyone investigating that actual terroristic threat? Someone went to a bit more trouble than a crank phone call or an anonymous email.
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