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  • House Judiciary Subpoenas FBI Director Wray for Persecuting Parents

    02/05/2023 6:54:50 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 10 replies
    New American ^ | Feb. 4, 2023 | Luis Miguel
    The House Judiciary Committee under chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) issued a subpoena on Friday for FBI Director Christopher Wray, requiring that the chief hand over documents and correspondence involving the bureau’s “misuse of federal criminal and counterterrorism resources” to politically persecute conservative parents at school board meetings across the country.
  • Acquitted Pro-Life Activist Mark Houck Reveals Details of ‘Reckless’ FBI Raid; Will Press Charges

    02/04/2023 6:41:28 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 2/1/23 | Joe Bukuras
    Boston, Mass., Feb 1, 2023 / 13:31 pm Mark Houck, the pro-life father of seven who was acquitted Monday in federal court of charges of violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, said he is planning to sue the FBI and other authorities following his ordeal. On a Jan. 31 episode of the podcast “War Room,” the host, Steve Bannon, asked Houck: “Do you intend to press charges for prosecutorial abuse? And are you going to press charges against the FBI agents and the state troopers?” “We most definitely will and we will be seeking counsel on that,”...
  • Canadian Pastor Artur Pawlowski Goes on Trial for Speaking to Truckers at Border Protest Last Year

    02/01/2023 6:21:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 2/1/23 | Anthony Murdoch
    'Pastor Pawlowski broke no law when he attended and spoke at the protest' near the U.S.-Canada border last January, his attorney will argue.(LifeSiteNews) – Christian pastor Artur Pawlowski will be in court tomorrow to begin a two-day trial on charges stemming from speaking in support of truckers who were part of the Freedom Convoy border protest blockade that took place in Coutts, Alberta last year. As noted in a press release from Pawlowski’s legal team at The Democracy Fund (TDF), Pawlowski will stand trial in a Lethbridge, Alberta court on February 2-3. According to the TDF, Pawlowski’s “words to the...
  • New York AG Releases Footage of President Trump Deposition, The Details of the Witch Hunt Are Very Visible in Procedural Explanations

    02/01/2023 1:11:50 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 7 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 1, 2023 | Sundance
    The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James released footage on Tuesday of the deposition of former President Donald Trump. The video was intended to create a narrative as President Trump repeatedly invoked privileges under the fifth amendment against self-incrimination. However, if you watch the introductory part of the deposition, to include the statements from the office of the AG, you get a real sense of how this witch hunt is being conducted. President Trump’s deposition took place on August 10, 2022. The issue is AG James using the process of a civil fraud investigation to construct a criminal...
  • Federal judge allows lawsuit against Rittenhouse to proceed

    02/01/2023 4:59:22 PM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 73 replies
    AP ^ | Feb 1, 2023 | SCOTT BAUER
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin on Wednesday ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020 can proceed against Rittenhouse, police officers and others. The father of Anthony Huber, one of two men shot and killed by Rittenhouse, filed the lawsuit in 2021, accusing officers of allowing for a dangerous situation that violated his son's constitutional rights and resulted in his death. Anthony Huber's father, John Huber, also alleged that Rittenhouse, who was 17 at the time of the shootings, conspired...
  • Catholic students kicked out of the Smithsonian ​for wearing pro-life hats

    01/31/2023 7:07:29 PM PST · by CFW · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/31/23 | Carlos Garcia
    A dozen Catholic school students were kicked out of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., because they were wearing beanies with a pro-life message. The American Center of Law and Justice is representing the parents of the students from Our Lady of the Rosary School in Greenville County, South Carolina.
  • Father Raided By FBI Found Not Guilty Of Federal Charges Alleging He Assaulted Abortion Worker

    01/30/2023 5:18:52 PM PST · by NorthMountain · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 30, 2023 | Sarah Weaver
    Catholic pro-life activist Mark Houck was found not guilty Monday of federal charges alleging he violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act. A Pennsylvania federal grand jury indicted Houck for allegations that he assaulted an abortion clinic volunteer, Bruce Love, in Philadelphia in September 2022. Federal officials claimed that Houck violated the FACE Act by using “force with the intent to injure, intimidate, and interfere with anyone because that person is a provider of reproductive health care.” Following a jury deadlock that delayed its decision, Houck was acquitted of both charges of violations of the FACE Act....
  • Pro-Life Activist Acquitted After FBI Raid in Front of His Kids

    01/30/2023 3:07:50 PM PST · by Magnatron · 32 replies
    Townhall ^ | 30 January 2023 | Madeline Leesman
    On Monday, pro-life activist Mark Houck was found not guilty of federal charges alleging he violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act over an incident outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia in October 2021. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the FACE prohibits violent, threatening, damaging, and obstructive conduct intended to injure, intimidate, or interfere with the right to seek, obtain or provide reproductive health services. As Townhall reported, Houck, 48, was accused of shoving a Planned Parenthood abortion escort named Bruce Love in 2021. As a result, Houck was charged with two counts of violating...
  • The Supreme Court’s Cowardice Allows Colorado To Keep Persecuting Christians, Particularly Cake Artist Jack Phillips

    01/30/2023 10:29:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/30/2023 | Joy Pullmann
    The Supreme Court allowed this unconstitutional and anti-freedom regime to proliferate while pretending to check it.Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips is going on 11 years of being harassed by LGBT activists and government authorities for being a practicing Christian. It was 2012 when Phillips was first hauled before his state’s speech tribunal for telling a gay couple he’d happily sell them anything in his shop but he couldn’t create a custom wedding cake celebrating sexual activities that his religion says are wrong. Last Thursday, Colorado’s Court of Appeals ruled he must bake a transgender celebration cake or face legal consequences...
  • Ways and Means panel releases Trump’s tax returns

    12/30/2022 6:33:47 AM PST · by FarCenter · 63 replies
    The House Ways and Means Committee released six years’ worth of Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, totaling 46 individual documents with hundreds of pages and more than a gigabyte’s worth of data.
  • If Big Brother And Big Tech Can Team Up To Violate Political Opponents’ Privacy Over J6, They Can Do The Same To You

    12/18/2022 11:06:36 AM PST · by bitt · 8 replies
    thefederalist ^ | 11/30/2022 | margot cleveland
    What the Rhine case reveals is the danger that a partnership between an equally politicized federal government and Big Tech presents to disfavored groups. Google gave the feds the personal data of nearly 1,500 individuals based on cell phone location data indicating their presence near the Capitol complex on Jan. 6, 2021. The Department of Justice sought substantially more information, as well, according to a recent court filing, including data on Jan. 6 cell phone users wholly outside the Capitol. These facts, coupled with Google’s apparent disregard for the privacy rights of its customers, expose the potential for the government...
  • REVEALED: Judge allowed Biden's DOJ to access emails from three Trump lawyers and Republican Rep. Scott Perry during the investigation into overturning the election

    12/16/2022 10:38:34 PM PST · by blueplum · 17 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 16 Dec 2022 | GEOFF EARLE, DEPUTY U.S. POLITICAL EDITOR
    A federal judge granted government investigators access to email messages involving Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry – the official whose cell phone was seized by the FBI in August, it was revealed Friday. U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell ruled that emails between Perry and other figures in former President Donald Trump's election overturn effort were not protected by privilege. This included 37 emails among Perry, former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark, lawyer John Eastman, and Clark's aide Ken Klokowski, a former senior counsel in DOJ's Civil Division. That made them fair game for investigators .... ...The judge also ruled a...
  • Texas Hindu charity that fundraised to demolish churches in India faces calls for investigation

    12/15/2022 7:53:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/15/2022 | Ian M. Giatti
    A coalition of Christian and interfaith leaders in Texas are calling on members of U.S. Congress to condemn "anti-Christian hate and bigotry" from a local nonprofit they say is raising funds to demolish churches in India. The Federation of Indian American Christian Organization in North America (FIACONA) held a news conference Tuesday, warning that the Texas-based Global Hindu Heritage Foundation (GHHF) is raising money in the United States to level churches and forcibly convert Christians and Muslims in India to Hinduism. A Dec. 13 letter obtained by The Christian Post and addressed to U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn,...
  • BREAKING: Prominent attorneys are investigating whether Elon Musk lied on his application for U.S. citizenship.

    12/14/2022 10:57:20 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 191 replies
    Erica Marsh on Twitter ^ | December 13, 2022 | Erica Marsh
    Erica Marsh @ericareport BREAKING: Prominent attorneys are investigating whether Elon Musk lied on his application for U.S. citizenship.
  • Jan. 6 panel eyes new beginning with DOJ as partner in Trump probe

    12/12/2022 6:31:07 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/12/2022 | REBECCA BEITSCH -
    The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol is increasingly turning to the Department of Justice as a potential partner for carrying out its mission once the panel sunsets. The two investigative teams have at times been at odds over the last year and a half, with the panel rebuffing a request from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to share transcripts of its interviews in May. But as it stares down an end-of-the-year deadline, the committee’s tune is changing toward something reminiscent of a high school yearbook: Let’s keep in touch. “If they would want to...
  • Biden allies move to intimidate witnesses ahead of GOP’s coming Hunter probe

    12/11/2022 7:17:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 11, 2022 | Jonathan Turley
    Just when you thought our politics could not get more poisonous, a recent meeting in California suggests the past is mere prelude. The Washington Post, which revealed the powwow, described it as Biden family “allies” planning an offensive to blunt any investigation into the Bidens’ alleged multimillion-dollar influence-peddling schemes. Republicans will see it more like the gathering of the Legion of (Democratic) Doom. Some of the most controversial political operatives are involved in the all-hands-on-deck effort to protect the Bidens. The California meeting’s host was none other than Hunter Biden’s friend, agent and lawyer Kevin Morris. After Hunter was placed...
  • Hunter Biden Allies making plans to go after accusers

    12/10/2022 9:24:36 PM PST · by realcleanguy · 65 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/10/2022 | Matt Viser
    He outlined extensive research on two potential witnesses against Hunter Biden — a spurned business partner named Tony Bobulinski and a computer repairman named John Paul Mac Isaac. “They feel that there is a whole counternarrative missing because of the whole Hunter-hater narrative out there,” said liberal activist David Brock, who attended the meeting. “What we really got into was more the meat of it, the meat of what a response would look like.” Brock was planning for a new group, Facts First USA, focused on fighting the looming House GOP investigations. The meeting was a glimpse into a sprawling...
  • Pastor receives White House award for supporting persecuted Christians worldwide

    12/03/2022 10:24:24 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/3/22 | Ryan Foley
    A Bronx pastor who earned a Purple Heart Award serving in Vietnam received the President's Volunteer Service Award on Friday night for his decades of ministry aiding persecuted Christians and others impacted in war zones worldwide. Pastor Bill Devlin, who serves as co-pastor of Infinity Bible Church in South Bronx and runs the ministries REDEEM! and Widows and Orphans, was an honoree at a gala banquet in The Hilton Hotel in Melville, Long Island, New York. The President's White House Council on Service and Civic Participation administered the award ceremony. The award honors individuals whose service impacts their communities and...
  • Ukraine set to ban churches 'affiliated' with Russia

    12/02/2022 8:56:28 AM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 58 replies
    France 24 English ^ | 12/2/22 | Staff
    The Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has said the government will draw up a law banning churches affiliated with Russia, saying the move is necessary to prevent Moscow being able to "weaken Ukraine from within." The National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine, which groups top security, military and political figures, told the government to draft the law following a series of raids on parishes that Kyiv says could be taking orders from Moscow. ...
  • McCabe: AG Garland Sending ‘Very Loud Message’ to Trump DOJ Can Prove Seditious Conspiracy

    11/30/2022 5:14:02 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/2022 | Pam Key
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Wednesday on CNN’s “The Lead” that Attorney General Merrick Garland’s speech about the Oath Keepers’ conviction for seditious conspiracy in connection with the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot was a direct message to former President Donald Trump and those who worked with him that the Department of Justice can prove sedition. Guest anchor Kasie Hunt said, “Let me ask you about what we saw in the trial. Do you think the events of the last 24 hours have changed the calculation for the Justice Department in terms of whether or not to prosecute...