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  • Reese Witherspoon Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted by a Director at 16

    10/17/2017 1:50:40 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/17/17 | Hilary Lewis
    The Oscar-winning actress spoke out about her experience at Elle's Women in Hollywood event Monday night. Reese Witherspoon opened up about her own experiences with sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood during a speech at Elle's Women in Hollywood event Monday night. The actress, who's been starring in movies since 1991, revealed she was sexually assaulted by a director when she was just 16 and said this wasn't the only time she'd experienced inappropriate behavior in her career, adding that she felt ashamed for staying silent. “[I feel] true disgust at the director who assaulted me when I was 16...
  • World War II Veteran Assaulted While Defending Flag at His Home

    07/24/2017 8:03:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/24/17 | Bob Price
    A World War II veteran suffered an injury while defending his home’s American flag from assailants who pushed him to the ground. Howard Banks heard a noise outside his home and went out to investigate. Banks is legally blind. With his limited vision, he observed someone taking down the American flag flying outside his Kaufman, Texas, home, CBSDFW reported. The incident occurred on July 11, shortly before his 92nd birthday. Because of prior acts of vandalism, Banks decided to defend his flag. Previous vandals shredded his American and Marine Corps colors. “They could see me. I couldn’t see them,” Banks...
  • James O'Keefe Assaulted

    Activist, author and investigative journalist James O’Keefe from Project Veritas went undercover as a Hillary supporter this week at the DNC Convention in Philadelphia. What transpired was shocking. James was dressed as a Hillary Clinton supporter and walked through the Bernie supporters outside the Wells Fargo Convention Center. The Bernie supporters REALLY do not like Hillary.
  • Police release video of Muslim woman being assaulted by alleged Trump supporter

    05/02/2016 5:35:13 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 64 replies
    WJLA.COM ^ | 02 MAY 2016 | ABC7
    WASHINGTON (ABC7) — The Metropolitan Police Department released video of a Muslim woman being attacked outside of a Starbucks in Northwest, Washington on April 21. RELATED: CAIR asks that MPD preserve video of Muslim woman being attacked by Trump supporter The attack was caught on camera by the establishment's surveillance cameras.
  • Jewish Teens Assaulted, Robbed Outside French Synagogue

    03/12/2015 1:05:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    ISRAEL NATIONAL MEWS ^ | 3/12/2015 | Ari Yashar
    The French National Bureau of Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism (BNVCA) reported that two Jewish teens were assaulted and robbed while leaving a synagogue in Marseille, and as a result of the attack required medical treatment. The attack by two assailants "of African origin" according to the victims occurred on Tuesday. There are many Muslim African immigrants in France, increasing the likelihood of religious hatred being a prime motivator in the crime. Making that likelihood undeniable is the fact that before attacking, the assailants said "dirty Jews, we will exterminate all of you," according to the teens. One of the teens told...
  • Man arrested for assaulting deputy allegedly assaulted Taylor police officer, too

    01/04/2015 7:58:44 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    The News ^ | Laura Zoochi
    Man arrested for assaulting deputy allegedly assaulted Taylor police officer, too Published: Friday, January 02, 2015 By Laura Zoochi A man was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting a Wayne County deputy, according to Local 4 News. Andre Wilson, 29, of Westland, also allegedly assaulted a Taylor police officer four weeks ago, the report said. Deputy Crystal Dominguez was knocked unconscious after Wilson walked through security at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit, the report said.
  • Man Assaulted and Robbed in Northeast Rochester (Mn) (When Several Cars Pulled Up)

    10/01/2014 3:09:47 PM PDT · by Son House · 19 replies ^ | Sep 30, 2014 | KTTC TV
    Rochester police Capt. John Sherwin said a man was walking on the 600 block of Silver Lake Drive Northeast about 4 a.m. Sunday when several cars pulled up and a group of men jumped out. The man told police the men kicked, punched and scratched him, eventually taking car keys, a cell phone and some cash. Sherwin said the man's earrings were also ripped out before the group drove off. The man wasn't seriously hurt. He wasn't able to offer a description of the cars involved.
  • Suspect arrested in beating of elderly Bradenton man in speeding case

    01/01/2014 6:39:37 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies ^ | Jan 1, 2013 | JESSICA DE LEON
    Suspect arrested in beating of elderly Bradenton man in speeding case By JESSICA DE LEON January 1, 2014 MANATEE -- Investigators continue to search for two more suspects in the beating of a 70-year-old man after he tried to get them to slow their car down as they rode through a residential neighborhood last week, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Leon Rogers was arrested Monday and charged with battery on a person over 65. He was released on a $1,500 bond from the Manatee County jail early Tuesday afternoon just before his first hearing in court. Detective...
  • Media's Emotional Reaction to Gun Tragedies Fueled 2nd Amendment Doc

    11/27/2013 2:29:26 PM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 26 November, 2013 | Kris Koenig
    When Anita Ingrao and I started to create Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire, it was to be produced for local television and not a feature-length film. We never intended to take on the history of the 2nd Amendment and the debate on guns in our society, but our production timeline intersected with the tragic events of Aurora and Newtown shootings. The emotional reactions of the media and those by government officials surrounding events directly related to mental health problems illustrated the need for a logical, fact-based film on guns in America. The genesis of the film came during the production...
  • (CA)‘Assaulted’ will screen to sold out house tonight in ‘gun control’ capitol

    08/29/2013 6:15:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 28 August, 2013 | David Codrea
    As the California legislature advances increasingly draconian “gun control” bills through the State Capitol, supporters of a documentary that initially began as a response to already restrictive laws in the Golden State, and then expanded to address the national post-Newtown anti-gun frenzy, will take their message to capitol dwellers in an exclusive, sold-out screening this evening. “Assaulted: Civil Rights under Fire” will be shown at 6 p.m. at Sacramento’s Crest Theater, the California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees announced on its website. Co-hosted by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, “who’s already declared his candidacy for the 2014 gubernatorial election,” the screening is...
  • Ice-T: Gun Rights Are Civil Rights

    07/06/2013 10:47:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies ^ | 5 July, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Rapper Ice-T has narrated a documentary that frames the gun control argument in language the left has long avoided--gun rights are civil rights. In other words, they are rights inherent to American citizens. Or as the website puts it: "Civil rights are personal rights guaranteed and protected by the U.S. Constitution." Therefore, just as rights to speak freely, to vote, and to practice one's religion are civil rights, so too are the rights embodied in the 2nd Amendment. This is the central point of the documentary, Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire. The documentary accomplishes this by showing that the...
  • Film Review: ‘Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire’

    06/29/2013 5:19:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Variety ^ | 26 June, 2013 | Joe Leydon
    Provocatively framing the ongoing gun-control debate in terms of self-defense and historical precedent, the aptly titled “Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire” is unmistakably and unabashedly pro-gun ownership, but surprisingly non-shrill and sobersided as it builds its case against what documaker Kris Koenig clearly sees as unnecessary, if not unconstitutional, government restrictions on firearms. Pic likely won’t reach beyond its presumed target audience of ticketbuyers already in sync with its underlying message, but it could attract a more diverse viewership, and perhaps even change a few minds, in ancillary venues.
  • Assaulted:Civil Rights Under Fire (Finishing Fund Campaign)

    02/01/2013 2:54:43 PM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 23 January, 2013 | Kris Koenig
    We're raising funds to finish our film and release it in theaters by March 2013. Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire raised $71,140 here on Kickstart last fall - Since then we completed filming while the issue of guns in America has become the leading political debate due to the tragedy at Newtown. Assaulted - Civil Rights Under Fire When the subject of gun control laws are discussed, rarely are they associated with the civil rights movement and the quest for equal rights for all. This film will compare the historical aspects of gun control targeting the indigenous tribes of...
  • Gun rights film project releases powerful trailer

    01/20/2013 4:48:08 PM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 20 January, 2012 | David Codrea
    The producer of a documentary on the civil right to keep and bear arms has posted a trailer in advance of the film’s release that provides a powerful, timely and resonating counter to the ongoing media frenzy pushing for citizen disarmament edicts. Kris Koenig, Emmy award-winning producer and writer, and founder of Dead Patriot Films, Inc., which is producing “Assaulted, Civil Rights under Fire,” has been the driving force behind an effort to provide an all-encompassing look at the individual right recognized by the Second Amendment, both from an historical perspective and as a contemporary societal necessity. “This film will...
  • Dead Patriot Films Assaulted Reaches Funding Goal

    10/05/2012 6:31:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 5 October, 2012 | marktwain
    The Kickstarter web site shows that Dead Patriot Films has reached its funding goal for "Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire" This has the potential to become an iconic film about how California is and has historically deprived its citizens of the right to keep and bear arms. The goal for pledges to start the project was $65,000. That goal was reached nine hours ago. Current pledges stand at $71,140.
  • Freedom Loving California Gun Owners Need Your Help NOW!

    10/03/2012 10:03:09 AM PDT · by .454Puma · 3 replies
    Freedom Loving California Gun Owners Need Your Help NOW! Only 36 hours remaining until deadline! Your contributions are needed to launch the production of a new documentary about gun rights and civil rights. Link here: . What is this movie about? This film will reveal how California is the front line in the civil rights battle between public safety and the 2nd Amendment. When the subject of California’s gun control laws are discussed, rarely are they associated with the civil rights movement and the quest for equal rights for all. This film will compare the historical aspects of gun...
  • SAF, Calguns Foundation raising funds for 2A documentary

    09/07/2012 11:14:09 AM PDT · by marktwain
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 6 September, 2012 | Dave Workman
    UPDATED — The Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation has joined forces with the Calguns Foundation in a fund-raising effort supporting the production of a pro-gun documentary called Assaulted – Civil Rights Under Fire. The documentary is a project by Kris Koenig of Chico, Cal., and it concentrates on the erosion of gun rights in the Golden State. However, the story could apply to anywhere that the gun prohibition lobby has relentlessly chipped away at the Second Amendment. It is being done by Dead Patriot Films. According to SAF Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb, the plan is to raise at least $65,000...
  • Activists Arrested After Being Attacked By Arabs

    06/15/2011 3:30:26 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/6/11 | Gavriel Queennan
    Women in Green head Nadia Matar was detained Wednesday by Civil Administration oficials after a violent confrontation initiated by Arabs near Netzer. Matar's saga began Tuesday night when Women in Green planted several large olive trees on state-owned land near Netzer on a hill connecting the Jewish communities of Elazer and Alon Shvut to stop Arab encroachment. "Arabs had started planting vines there, squatting on state owned land. Then they started fencing it in and we knew we had to step in. We ordered a huge truck and came in the night. We planted many large olive trees and hooked...
  • Disgraced academic who mocked assaulted TV reporter Lara Logan lands top research job at ...

    03/28/2011 11:31:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/28/11 | Staff
    A disgraced academic forced to resign after publicly mocking a sex assault victim has landed a Ł50,000 job at a prestigious London university. Nir Rosen was handed the positon at the renowned London School of Economics a month after he made 'cruel and insensitive remarks'about CBS correspondent Lara Logan, who was beaten and molested while covering the Egyptian revolution. Mr Rosen, 33, announced at the weekend he is to start work as a research fellow at the university's global governance centre.
  • Caption Hillary Clinton (D-NY) being assaulted by Charles Rangel (D-NY)

    01/25/2008 7:03:27 PM PST · by Libloather · 61 replies · 108+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/25/08
    Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY) (L) hugs Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) at a campaign stop at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina January 25, 2008. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)