Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

Section 8 Smoker

By mike flugennockThursday - July 27th, 2017Categories: DC Local, Economy, Health Care, liberty

While it’s been legal to possess and consume cannabis in DC since February of 2015, citizens here can still only do it in their private homes, which leaves many rental housing residents — particularly tenants in Federally-subsidized Section 8 public housing — in a rough spot.

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J20 Defendants’ Solidarity Posters

By mike flugennockThursday - July 6th, 2017Categories: 2016 Election, DC Local, Middle East, Trumpism, War on Terror, elections, environment, liberty

Crimethinc writes in their Call For An International Week Of Solidarity, July 20-17, 2017:

We are calling for a Week of Solidarity with the J20 defendants from July 20 to 27, 2017. July 20 marks six months from the initial actions and arrests during Donald Trump’s inauguration, and on July 27, a motion to dismiss the charges will be argued in court. The case has finally begun to receive the media attention it warrants; with this court date approaching and the cases underway, this is a crucial time for a second Week of Solidarity.

On January 20, 2017, thousands of people came to Washington, DC to protest the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. In the early morning, blockades shut down security checkpoints and discouraged people from attending the inauguration itself, while impromptu marches and direct actions occurred throughout the day. There was a spirit of defiance in the air.

Midmorning, an “anticapitalist and antifascist” march of several hundred people made clear its opposition not just to Trump but also the system that made Trump possible… After about half an hour, the march was brutally attacked by police, who used chemical and crowd control weapons along with physical force, then boxed in (“kettled”) and mass-arrested people. Everyone on an entire city block was arrested and given the same charge of felony rioting. Approximately 214 arrestees now face a total of eight felony charges, including conspiracy and destruction of property. All of the J20 defendants are now facing up to 75 years in prison.

These 11×17 posters are 300dpi jpg images, approximately 1.7mb each:

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It’s LIT! 4 Arrests at DCMJ U.S. Capitol “Smoke-In”

By mike flugennockMonday - April 24th, 2017Categories: DC Local, Health Care, liberty, smoke-ins

4 Arrested at DCMJ U.S. Capitol "Smoke-In" Apr 24 2017 from Mike Flugennock on Vimeo.

After last Thursday’s arrestees were freed after being jailed on obviously bogus charges, the activists of DCMJ took it to the Capitol steps this afternoon for their “smoke-in” civil disobedience to demand Federal descheduling of cannabis and an end to Congressional interference of DC citizens’ right to make their own laws. Four activists were arrested for lighting up on the East Lawn of the Capitol.

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