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Hang Together, or Hang Separately: FREE Adam Kokesh, NOW!

Activists Rally to Free Adam Kokesh
Call flood seeks to secure release of former Marine kidnapped for exercising First Amendment

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
May 20, 2013

http://freeadam.net/
Adam Kokesh Legal Fund: http://freeadam.net/legal/
https://www.facebook.com/events/376600445792905/

Activists are rallying to secure the release of former Marine and broadcaster Adam Kokesh, who was arrested by police in Philadelphia on Saturday during a speech he gave at a marijuana legalization protest.

As the video documenting Kokesh’s arrest proves, he was not smoking marijuana when he was snatched by cops nor did he resist arrest. Kokesh’s “crime” seems to amount to no more than exercising his right to free speech under the First Amendment.

However, Kokesh still remains interned in a federal jailhouse in Philadelphia under charges of resisting arrest. He has not been charged with drug possession or use of drugs.

Kokesh’s abduction by Philadelphia cops underscores the fact that Americans are now being kidnapped and temporarily disappeared into the prison system for the egregious crime of engaging in constitutionally protected free speech.

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As Paul Joseph Watson notes: "Although Kokesh is likely to have an initial hearing today, there is no guarantee that he will be released."

So, time to muster. Let the servants know:

Free Adam Kokesh Call Flood: Mon May 20 8AM

(1) US Attorney (Phila): (215) 861-8200
(2) US Magistrate (Phila): (215) 597-6079
(3) Philadelphia Federal Prison: 215-521-4000 (wait a sec, then press 0)
(4) US Federal Courthouse (Phila): (215) 597-7704
(5) US Park Police Office of the Chief in DC: (202) 619-7350 and Philadelphia: 215-597-7077

As far as publicly known, Adam is currently kidnapped at:

FEDERAL DETENTION CENTER
700 ARCH STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
Phone: 215-521-4000
Fax: 215-521-7220
E-mail address2: PHL/EXECASSISTANT@BOP.GOV

UPDATE 1: Adam Kokesh's booking info w/Fed. Bureau of Prisons; note, they posted Adam's age as 41, he's 31. Malice or stupidity? LOL: Ain't it always both, with govt??

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UPDATE 2:

Report: Adam Kokesh to be Charged With “Assaulting a Federal Officer”
Video clearly shows former Marine did not resist arrest

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
May 20, 2013

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/liberty-patrol

UPDATE: The video below from a supporter confirms that Kokesh has been charged with felony assault of an officer and that he will not be allowed bail because of “a possibility of a history of excessive drug use.”

http://youtu.be/gmsyrNwSfG4

Incarcerated political activist Adam Kokesh, arrested by police for exercising his First Amendment rights during a pro-marijuana legalization protest on Saturday, is set to be charged with “assaulting a federal police officer,” despite the fact that the video of the incident shows him not resisting arrest.

“I’ve received word from a reputable but not official contact that Adam will be charged with assaulting a federal officer under 18 USC 111,” writes supporter and activist George Donnelly. “This is a very serious charge. Take note that this is not official information yet. The source however is very reputable.”

Kokesh was kidnapped by Philadelphia police as he gave a keynote speech on Saturday. The former Marine was not smoking or in possession of any drugs when he was arrested.

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UPDATE 3: Adam Vs. The Man producers, Lucas Jewell and Darrell Young interviewed on the Alex Jones Show on Sunday May 19 and Today, May 20, 2013.

Color of Law Thugs Kidnap Adam Kokesh

http://youtu.be/ZNeDQsLoVAo
TheAlexJonesChannel
Published on May 19, 2013

Radio host Adam Kokesh was arrested Saturday in Philadelphia during a Smoke Down Prohibition rally.

As witnessed in footage of the event filmed by fellow activists, Kokesh appears to have been arrested for the victimless crime of exercising his First Amendment right to free speech.

The talk radio host recently garnered national attention when he announced a July 4th armed march on Washington D.C. in defiance of the capitol's firearms laws. As of yet, it's unclear whether his connection to the upcoming event had anything to do with his arrest.

On the Sunday broadcast of the Alex Jones Show, Alex spoke to one of Kokesh's crew members, Lucas, who stated the feds haven't yet disclosed where Adam is being detained.

AVTM Producers on the Alex Jones Show, Monday, May 20, 2013, at at 0:40:44min mark:

Alex Jones Show: Monday (5-20-13) Joel Skousen & Kristen Meghan

http://youtu.be/vWtiNKxVVjE
ConspiracyScope
Published on May 20, 2013

On this Monday, May 20 edition of the Alex Jones Show, Alex covers the latest developments on the abduction of activist and prominent alternative media figure Adam Kokesh over the weekend.

The arrest comes after Kokesh announced he plans an open carry march in Washington, D.C. on July 4th.

Alex talks with Lucas Jewell, Kokesh's business manager, about the arrest and its political implications.

Alex also talks with Kristen Meghan, a whistleblower and former industrial hygienist and environmental specialist who worked for the Veterans Administration. Meghan covers the rights of veterans, geoengineering and chemtrails with Alex.

Joel Skousen, author, consultant and editor of World Affairs Brief, will be in-studio on today's worldwide broadcast.

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UPDATE 4: Darrell & Lucas interview segment only-1of2

Adam Kokesh: Prisoner of The State

http://youtu.be/LYHYMckIDYM
TheAlexJonesChannel
Published on May 20, 2013

Incarcerated political activist Adam Kokesh, arrested by police for exercising his First Amendment rights during a pro-marijuana legalization protest on Saturday, has been charged with "assaulting a federal police officer," despite the fact that the video of the incident shows him not resisting arrest.

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UPDATE 5: Darrell & Lucas interview segment only-2of2

Adam Kokesh Denied Phone Call!

http://youtu.be/yPb-Re2KGZ4
TheAlexJonesChannel
Published on May 21, 2013

Alex talks to producers of AdamVsTheMan.com for updates on the federal arrest of Adam Kokesh.

Incarcerated political activist Adam Kokesh, arrested by police for exercising his First Amendment rights during a pro-marijuana legalization protest on Saturday, has been charged with "assaulting a federal police officer," despite the fact that the video of the incident shows him not resisting arrest.

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I don't buy

the disturbing the peace thing.

Wikipedia on disturbing the peace:

Disturbing the peace is a crime generally defined as the unsettling of proper order in a public space through one's actions. This can include creating loud noise by fighting or challenging to fight, disturbing others by loud and unreasonable noise (including loud music), or using offensive words. ...

Standards for whether to charge someone with disturbance of the peace are highly subjective, and in many jurisdictions courts are highly deferential to the opinion of the arresting/charging officer as to whether the accused's actions violated the law...

I find it hard to believe simply open carrying a gun, legally with a permit, would get you arrested for disturbing the peace. You're not taking any action. How could any judge rule that you were breaking the law?

You dont have to buy it - just ask jame goldberg

http://connecticutfirearms.blogspot.com/2012/02/summary-of-i...

And what difference does it make after the fact and years later when you finally get to a judge if he rules for you?? Yeh - now you only lost how many months of your life, tons of money, aggrivation etc.

And my bad - the charge was Breach of Peace to be exact.

Time to wake up people.

I have NEVER seen an open carry pistol in CT EVER!!! You may have the right - but you best not excercise it.

it wouldn't surprise me

it wouldn't surprise me to find isolated cases where that happened. But likely, even if there were an arrest, charges would not be brought or would be dropped because it is legal. Doing something that is perfectly legal may in that instance alarm people and certain cops that aren't thinking about hte constitution might arrest you just because it is unusual and they think you are up to no good. That certainly doesn't make it right that they could do so, but disturbing hte peace is not a proper charge for someone doing something entirely lawful.

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein

Free political prisoners.

Kokesh, Bradley Manning, Irwin Schiff and so many more.

While the criminals (murder, fraud, theft) run free.

Free includes debt-free!