Grandmother Gets a Year in Prison for Taking a Picture


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This story was bad enough

This story was bad enough before I got to the point where the article identified the venue as the De Witt Town Court.

Town Courts are typically intended to handle violations of traffic regulations and cases of trespass. In many states, they aren't even covered by the normal judicial review processes. The "judges" are appointed by mayors and may be biased and quite arbitrary.

I am very glad to read that Mary Anne's conviction is being reviewed by an ACTUAL judge.

Michael more than 2 years ago

Arresting Mary Anne is a

Arresting Mary Anne is a travesty, an abuse of power, and above all, disrespectful MIS-interpretation of our First Amendment Rights. The entire uncivilized and undemocratic world is watching the USA turn into THEM! They have won - we are lost!!!

Tierra Chapman more than 2 years ago

Thank you Mary Ann for your

Thank you Mary Ann for your service. Lets recap, the true signs of a government going commi or fascist is, it increasingly fights its own people.

Tina Moody more than 2 years ago

This grandmother should be

This grandmother should not be put in jail. I don't believe taken a picture is against the law. She should be free!

Delfina Estevez more than 2 years ago

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