The prosecution of a progressive marijuana activist for livestreaming an encounter with a congressman’s aide during a protest shows how the criminal justice system can be easily used as a tool for political retaliation and ideological warfare.
Did prosecutors silence a progressive activist under the guise of enforcing an obscure law? That’s the issue PAR explores as we look at the case of a pot legalization activist who was charged with two felonies for livestreaming an encounter with a conservative congressman’s aide during a protest. Please join journalists Taya Graham and Stephen Janis for this important episode of the Police Accountability Report!
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