Tag Archives: felons

NYPD Fires Officer Over Working For “Known Felon”

The New York Daily News reports: A veteran police officer fired this week by Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell over his close ties to Trump adviser Roger Stone has vowed to sue the city for $25 million. Officer Sal Greco was fired Monday after the NYPD brought internal charges in February accusing him of associating with Stone, who had been convicted …

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Bernie Kerik: The Democrats Might Assassinate Trump

“If you remember back in 2016, right before he got elected, I was in Washington D.C. I was at a couple of different social events, and I hear people talking, they said the Democrats want this guy so bad that they wouldn’t put assassination behind it. “And I’m gonna tell you something. they’ve tried impeachment, they’ve tried another impeachment, they’ve …

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Formerly Sorry Rioter To Pen “Not Sorry” Book In Prison

The Washington Post reports: A former state lawmaker who six weeks ago apologized to a federal judge for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack is now writing a book for a right-wing publisher claiming he has been mistreated. Derrick Evans, who was sentenced in June to three months in prison after pleading guilty to a felony, said …

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Rioter Found Guilty Of Felony, Faces Up To 20 Years

From the Justice Department: A Memphis, Tennessee area man was found guilty today by a jury in the District of Columbia of felony and misdemeanor offenses for his actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol breach. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related …

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Jim Bakker: Gays Are Killing Preachers In Their Pulpits

“They call it ‘Don’t Say Gay’ and it’s not true. It’s not even in there. I’m asking the woman of wisdom here what to do. Because I get fought on every hand if I mention anything. And it’s going to be preachers – we’re not going to be able to preach much longer. Because they’re going to shoot us in …

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Cuomo Signs Bill Restoring Voting Rights To Felons

The Hill reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed legislation Tuesday night that would restore voting rights to formerly convicted felons upon their release from prison. The bill, which the state legislature passed in mid-April, immediately restores voting rights when people are released from prison, even if they are on parole. Prior to conviction and sentencing, criminal defendants are …

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Dem Virginia Gov Restores Voting Rights For Felons

Just in via press release: Governor Ralph Northam today restored the civil rights of more than 69,000 Virginians using new eligibility criteria that mirror a proposed change to the Constitution of Virginia that would automatically restore voting rights to individuals upon completion of their sentence of incarceration. Governor Northam announced that going forward, any Virginian released from incarceration will qualify …

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Insurers Hit Pharma Douche With Class Action Lawsuit

The New York Post reports: Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli was slapped with a class action lawsuit Thursday from health insurers who claim he engaged in a scheme to create a pharmaceutical monopoly that allowed him to raise the price of an HIV drug by more than 4,000 percent. In the Manhattan federal court suit, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of …

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FL Bill Excludes Felons From Minimum Wage Raise

Click Orlando reports: Florida’s minimum wage is set to hit $15 per hour by 2026, but not everyone in the state will see that money if one Republican state senator gets his way. Sen. Jeff Brandes, of St. Petersburg, filed a proposed amendment to Florida’s constitution on Wednesday. The proposal from Brandes, who serves as chair of the Judiciary Committee, …

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Bloomberg Raises $16M To Pay “Poll Tax” On FL Felons

Axios reports: Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has raised over $16 million to help felons pay outstanding fines and fees to regain their voting rights in Florida. A 2018 state constitutional amendment in Florida allows for felons who have completed their sentences to regain their right to vote — so long as they’ve also paid back any outstanding fines, fees or restitution. …

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Florida Wins “Poll Tax” Court Battle Against Felons

The Washington Post reports: A federal appeals court on Friday blocked hundreds of thousands of felons in Florida who still owe fines and fees from registering to vote, putting a halt to what was potentially the nation’s largest re-enfranchisement of voters in more than 50 years. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta agreed with Florida …

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SCOTUS Rules Against Felons In Florida Voting Case

USA Today reports: The Supreme Court refused Thursday to let Florida felons who have completed their sentences vote in an upcoming primary without first paying fees, fines and restitution, as the state requires. Voting rights groups had challenged the requirement as unconstitutional, given that state voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2018 giving hundreds of thousands of felons the right …

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Felon Roger Stone: My Enemies Are “Satanic” Atheists

From an interview with Pat Roberton’s network: In January of this year, in the middle of all his legal troubles, Stone attended an outdoor prayer service in Florida led by Franklin Graham. Stone tells CBN News he was desperate, struggling and stressed out. “At that moment, I felt the calling,” Stone says. “I stood up with 500 other people. I …

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Federal Court Overturns Florida “Poll Tax” On Felons

Tallahassee’s NBC News affiliate reports: A federal judge has ruled that the Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay, or unable to find out how much they owe. The 125-page ruling issued late Sunday by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee …

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Roger Stone “Praying” For Pardon: I’ll Die In Prison

Fox News reports: Longtime President Trump associate Roger Stone, who was sentenced earlier this year to roughly three years in prison for making false statements and witness tampering, said in a podcast released Thursday that he’s “praying” for a pardon from the president — repeating a claim that his punishment would be a “de facto death sentence” because of coronavirus. …

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Imprisoned Ex-GOP Rep. Steve “Benghazi” Stockman Asks Trump For Pardon Over Fear Of COVID In Prison

Yahoo News reports: Pattie Stockman, wife of former Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), asked President Trump to pardon him amid the coronavirus pandemic so his 10-year sentence for fraud and other white-collar crimes “does not become a death penalty.” Stockman, a conservative firebrand, was convicted in April 2018 of 23 felonies for allegedly misusing $1.25 million in campaign funds for personal …

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Pharma Douche Seeks Release To Seek COVID Cure

The Hill reports: Controversial pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli called for his temporary release from prison on Tuesday in an 11-page scientific paper posted to a pharmaceutical company’s website. In the paper, Shkreli asks for a three-month furlough from his prison sentence in order to assist in the development of a cure for coronavirus. “I am asking for a brief furlough …

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New Kentucky Gov Vows Voting Rights For Ex-Felons

The New York Times reports: A fast-growing movement among states to return voting rights to former felons is scheduled on Thursday to add a prominent convert: Kentucky, one of only two states that still strip all former felons of the right to cast a ballot. The state’s newly elected Democratic governor, Andy Beshear, promised in his inauguration speech on Tuesday …

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Felon Duncan Hunter To Resign “After The Holidays”

San Diego’s ABC News affiliate reports: Days after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds, Congressman Duncan Hunter has announced he will resign from Congress. Hunter, who represented the 50th District, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of conspiracy to misuse campaign funds for personal use. Though after the plea, it wasn’t clear if the embattled Congressman would resign. “Shortly …

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Ethics Panel Warns Hunter: Stop Voting On House Bills

Roll Call reports: The House Ethics Committee notified Rep. Duncan Hunter that his recent guilty plea means he should no longer cast votes in the House. The instruction is not mandatory, but the panel threatened action against him if he continues to vote. Hunter last voted on Wednesday, in favor of a measure to crack down on robocalls. He did …

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