Activist Adam Kokesh Ordered Held Without Bond In D.C.Submitted by emalvini on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 13:12
Monday - 7/29/2013
WASHINGTON - A D.C. Superior Court judge has ordered a veteran and activist accused of openly carrying a shotgun in D.C.'s Freedom Plaza held without bond.
During a preliminary hearing Monday, an attorney representing Adam Kokesh argued that the stunt -- filmed and posted on YouTube -- was nothing more than political theater.
The judge disagreed, ordering that Kokesh be held until his next court appearance.
"Judge Patricia Broderick/ of D.C. Superior Court said there was probable cause was found to hold him(sic)."
'The judge, Magistrate Judge Frederick Sullivan, wasn't buying the defenses's arguments and found that there was probable cause that Kokesh violated D.C.'s notoriously strict gun laws. "I consider your client a very dangerous man," Judge Sullivan said. "You don't make a political statement with a gun.""