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Members of militia group suing law enforcement (Hutaree)
ABC7 News ^ | April 8, 2013 | Chuck Goudie

Posted on 04/09/2013 1:58:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek

The I-Team has learned that several members of a Midwestern militia group who were acquitted of plotting to overthrow the government are suing the law enforcement officials who arrested them.


The Hutaree Christian Militia was accused of planning to trigger revolution by first killing law enforcement officers.


A year after being cleared of those charges, several Hutaree members are attacking the government on a different front.


ABC7 News has learned they have filed a federal suit against the very law enforcement officers who originally arrested them, charging a violation of their constitutional rights among other things, to bear arms.


Tom Piatek is among those suing several FBI agents and a Michigan State police trooper.


Piatek claims that federal authorities had no just cause to raid his Whiting, Indiana home three years ago and that they violated his right to own this arsenal of guns, thousands of rounds of ammo and combat accoutrements.

(Excerpt) Read more at abclocal.go.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; US: Indiana; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; fbi; guncontrol; hutaree; militia; secondamendment
Maybe its just me but this article seems to be trying real hard to treat them as guilty despite the acquittals.
1 posted on 04/09/2013 1:58:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Hutaree suing over the raid and incarceration.

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2 posted on 04/09/2013 2:00:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Not just you. Doesn’t fit the “template”, so they need to be denigrated and destroyed.

A lawsuit is one thing, it should have been criminal charges. USC Title 18 Sec 242. Deprivation of Civil Rights under Color of Law.

I get tired of repeating myself...


3 posted on 04/09/2013 2:06:49 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: cripplecreek

I hope they prevail and financially ruin the LEO’s involved.


4 posted on 04/09/2013 2:07:26 PM PDT by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: Dead Corpse

I’ve looked around at other stories about this and they all seem to be following the template of Guilty despite innocence.


5 posted on 04/09/2013 2:09:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: x1stcav

I’d prefer it if those LEO’s, and the jacka$$es that gave them their marching orders, went to JAIL.

Cash is nice, but justice is better.


6 posted on 04/09/2013 2:11:21 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: cripplecreek

I hope they get $20 million


7 posted on 04/09/2013 2:14:37 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: cripplecreek

History

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/hutaree/index?tab=articles


8 posted on 04/09/2013 2:23:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Well they did have an “arsenal” and “combat accoutrements”.

That must mean they were guilty, right?


9 posted on 04/09/2013 2:27:18 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: cripplecreek
arsenal of guns, thousands of rounds of ammo and combat accoutrements.

Tasteful accessories are SO important.

10 posted on 04/09/2013 2:30:42 PM PDT by matt1234
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To: Uncle Miltie
The amazing this is the fact that it was a black female Clinton appointee who slapped the feds hard and basically made the case for Hutaree members to sue.

Original order to release
11 posted on 04/09/2013 2:37:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

“Maybe its just me but this article seems to be trying real hard to treat them as guilty despite the acquittals.”

Your perception is on target.

Let’s rewrite this:

ABC7 News has learned they have filed a federal suit against the federal fascist terrorists who murder women, children and babies while armed with full-auto assault rifles and baby-killer bullets. The plaintiffs were originally arrested by these Nazi thugs for exercising their civil rights.


12 posted on 04/09/2013 3:03:56 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: Dead Corpse

Jail and their personal pensions taken for the cash award. That way the rest of the community doesn’t get dinged, the people responsible do.


13 posted on 04/09/2013 3:12:01 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“I hope they get $20 million”
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They’d possibly get over $200 million if I were on the jury and the other jurors and the judge allowed it. I’d hope that these feds would never see a single penny of their pensions—it would all go toward paying the judgement.

It’s unfortunate that the cowardly FBI agent/sniper (he shot and killed an unarmed [if you don’t include the two arms of her infant that she was holding] Vicky Weaver—blew her brains out as she was standing in her front door) Lon Horiuchi has escaped justice in this life.

I suspect that, under Eric Holder’s leadership of the DOJ, Horiuchi is currently considered one of Obama’s heroes and is getting regular undeserved promotions.


14 posted on 04/09/2013 3:19:17 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Dead Corpse
I know how you feel, its a lot like beating a dead corpse!

Sorry man, I just COULDN'T resist!

15 posted on 04/09/2013 3:27:04 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: House Atreides
blew her brains out as she was standing in her front door

holding her infant when she was shot

16 posted on 04/09/2013 3:30:10 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Maybe both? Nah, too much to hope for. Justice, that is.


17 posted on 04/09/2013 5:36:04 PM PDT by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

You’re not referring to that West Point Honor Graduate, Lon Horiuchi, are you?

Whatever happened to that turd?


18 posted on 04/09/2013 5:38:11 PM PDT by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: cripplecreek

This story was an eye-opener for me and one of the reasons that I landed at FR.


19 posted on 04/09/2013 5:42:15 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: matt1234
"thousands of rounds of ammo"

Didn't that used to under $60 worth of 22LR?

20 posted on 04/09/2013 5:52:50 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: matt1234
"thousands of rounds of ammo"

Didn't that used to be under $60 worth of 22LR?

21 posted on 04/09/2013 5:53:05 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: APatientMan

Where were you when ManBearPig was about to be selected?


22 posted on 04/09/2013 5:54:24 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Head down, raising a family, trying to make my way. You?


23 posted on 04/09/2013 5:56:46 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: APatientMan

Likewise deeply engaged in industriousness and thrift, but deeply worried about having a ‘rat POTUS.


24 posted on 04/09/2013 6:03:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

All our hard work paid off in its own way, I guess.


25 posted on 04/09/2013 6:12:16 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Hehhe...


26 posted on 04/09/2013 6:15:44 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: APatientMan

Yep, I’m now working on going virtually Galt on a deeper basis.


27 posted on 04/09/2013 6:19:58 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Dead Corpse
"USC Title 18 Sec 242. Deprivation of Civil Rights under Color of Law."

I successfully used that argument (among others) to beat a rap from the local "code" enforcers (who I still believe are a RICO organization including a next door neighbor). I still had to fend off the local gov't lawyer by indicating that I had previously been to court over the issue and won.

I've had a couple of years to date without harrassment, but am working on disappearing from my People's Republic with no forwarding address.

28 posted on 04/09/2013 6:27:25 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: cripplecreek

Klein is a man who does not know history, and I hope that he is doomed to suffer a repetition of it.

And you’re right. It’s media bias, and everybody with two brain cells to rub together knows it.


29 posted on 04/10/2013 5:56:54 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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