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How Jury Duty Gives You the Power to Erase Bad Laws | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on October 10, 2018

A good reason not to bail out of jury duty.

For more info see-

The Tenth Amendment Center and Fully Informed Jury Association

Note-You are likely to get into trouble talking about nullification in the jury room. So don’t.

By Joe Jarvis

There’s not a single person that has to go to prison in the USA for growing, selling, using, or possessing marijuana.

But 21 states still prohibit marijuana use, cultivation, or sale in any form, even for medical use.

Everything cannabis related is still illegal at the federal level. As a schedule 1, highly illegal drug, marijuana is considered just as dangerous and addictive as heroin.

Yet PEW Research says 62% of Americans nationwide support marijuana legalization.

So it is reasonable to think that about 7 or 8 people on any randomly selected 12 person jury disagree with laws criminalizing marijuana.

And those people have the power to deliver a not guilty verdict, based on their belief that marijuana laws are unjust. Read the rest of this entry »


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While FBI Investigation Distracts, Bundy Ranch Case Quietly Dismissed | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on January 25, 2018

Because it turns out the Bundy family were the ones being terrorized. The same terrorists that massacred part of the Weaver family at Ruby Ridge seemed intent on doing the same thing at the Bundy Ranch.

Jury nullification. What every juror should know about and what judges forbid to be discussed in their court and jury rooms.

But there is another us versus them story that the mainstream media is not so happy to promote. It is the government versus the people.

For all the coverage of the Bundy Ranch standoff, they sure dismissed the case quietly.

Why wouldn’t the media want to report that some dangerous anti-government borderline terrorists are back on the streets? Read the rest of this entry »

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