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Man Who Refused To Show ID at Sunport Acquitted

By Lloyd Jojola
Journal Staff Writer | Albuquerque Journal

In a case that garnered nationwide attention, the Seattle man accused of disorderly conduct and other crimes following his refusal to show his ID at the security checkpoint of the Albuquerque airport was acquitted of all counts Friday.

A Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court jury found Phillip Mocek not guilty on four alleged offenses.

Mocek was "very pleased" with the verdict.

"I think probably most significantly from the case we found via testimony from a (Transportation Security Administration) representative and from an Albuquerque police officer, they both testified that, in no uncertain terms, you do not have to show ID in order to fly and that you can use cameras in public areas of the airport," Mocek said.

In November 2009, Mocek, 36, refused to show an identification to TSA officers and began filming the process and confrontation that ensued with TSA and airport police personnel at the checkpoint area....

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If you have an ID then you

If you have an ID then you should put it all the time. as this is a time of war and crime, you should be careful.

American citizens (and sherriff) stand up to TSA at airport!

Good news!

What is this pessimistic talk one sometimes hears about Americans yielding to tyranny?

Every little bit helps!

You can fool some of the "sheeple" all of the time.
You can fool all of the "sheeple" some of the time.
You CAN'T fool ALL of the "sheeple" ALL of the time!!!

PEACE AND FREEDOM!

"The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is not to be attacked successfully, it is to be defended badly". F. Bastiat

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, finally they attack you, and then you win"! Mohandas Gandhi

This is three year old.

He has since been arrested again for protesting on Federal property about federal interference in Washington State cannabis policy. no charges were filed.

Huh?

He's a three year old cause he is constantly protesting and being active?

I believe

that this story may be three years old. Not the guy. :O)

lol

Ya, I knew that. :-|

Now, if only we can get this information...

to as many sheep as possible and they start exercising their rights, maybe we can shake them awake on all the other rights that we've lost since 911.

Hats off to 'em.

This guy is a hero.

why won't the charges dismissed then?

Seems corrupt to me that it went to a trial

This is just speculation but

This is just speculation but maybe he wanted it to go to trial so he could then set precedent? I'm sure it will help some people who were in similar shoes or allow others to ask for retrials.

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
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Suck it TSA