Former Lake Superior State University student Lucas Gerhard, 20, is fighting back against the railroading that is taking place against him for posting a picture of his rifle on Snapchat last year.
Big League Politics has reported extensively on the Gerhard case from the revocation of his 1st and 2nd Amendment rights to his cruel and unusual detention to the beginning of his trial, which featured the prosecution playing a mass shooting video as an excuse to keep him confined.
Lucas’ father Mark told Big League Politics about recent positive developments in Gerhard’s case. Their lawyers are filing appeals while the case is waiting in limbo, with the courts using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to draw out the proceedings and bleed the Gerhard family dry.
They have filed a complaint to the Michigan Court of Appeals to overturn the denial of the motion to dismiss the case by 50th Circuit Court Judge James P. Lambros in June. They have also filed a Writ of Mandamus against the prosecutor for violating Lucas’ free speech rights.
Gerhard’s lawyers are alleging prosecutorial overreach, claiming that Gerhard’s terror charge is illegal under 750.543z of the Michigan State Code, which states that “a prosecuting agency shall not prosecute any person or seize any property for conduct presumptively protected by the first amendment to the constitution of the United States in a manner that violates any constitutional provision.”
They wrote in the complaint that the entire court proceeding was flawed from the start and slanted against Gerhard’s core rights.
“The District Court was confused in thinking that First Amendment protections are for the jury to decide. That was in error right from the starting block,” they wrote, adding that “this case provides a perfect vehicle to require and apply the true threats standard and the correct protections of the First Amendment.”
“Prosecuting based on First Amendment speech is too important and too potentially chilling to wait on the good hopes of a Michigan jury by an improperly charging prosecutor,” they concluded in their appeal.
The Chippewa County Prosecuting Authority is now the defendant under the Writ of Mandamus filed by Gerhard’s lawyers. They allege that the prosecutor “did not provide a full and complete of SnapChat communications to the Court but instead altered the exhibit” in order to bias the proceedings against Gerhard.
They believe that the prosecutor should be held liable for damages to Gerhard because of the mess that has taken place due to their alleged violation of 750.543z. The Gerhard family is hoping to raise $50,000 to overcome the crippling costs of this fight for Lucas’ freedom, which has gone on for over a year now. Their GoFundMe can be accessed here.
CRUNKPAC: Pro-MAGA Rapper Debuts Roger Stone as His Hype Man at Impromptu Concert in Orlando
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Freed and exonerated political operative Roger Stone served as a hype man for a pro-Trump rapper performing outside of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Fla. this weekend.
Stone was the hype man for rhyme-spitter MC TRUMPISTHECHOSENONE as they appeared in front of a truck with Trump as John Rambo painted on the side of the vehicle. Stone did his trademark peace signs, a tribute to his fellow political prisoner, the late former President Richard Nixon, who was also pardoned by a Republican president after being set up by deep state forces.
Some of the footage can be seen here:
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TMZ noted that MC TRUMPISTHECHOSENONE’s lyrics were relatively controversial, celebrating the patriots involved in the infamous mostly-peaceful protest that occurred on Jan. 6 in and around the U.S. Capitol.
Big League Politics has reported on Stone’s conversion to Christianity as he endured the trials and tributions throughout his federal railroading:
Recently commuted political operative Roger Stone has two men to thank for his newfound freedom: President Donald Trump, and, more importantly, Jesus Christ.
Stone has been involved in political dirty tricks throughout his career and has never been a member of the Christian Right, to put it mildly, but his attempted railroading has caused him to become close to Jesus Christ and discover his faith.
He told CBN News about how he attended an outdoor church service in Florida held by Franklin Graham in January. This was during a low point of his life, and Stone finally summoned the courage to accept Christ as his savior.
“At that moment, I felt the calling,” Stone said. “I stood up with 500 other people. I wasn’t the slightest bit embarrassed. I confess that I was a sinner. I repeated a pledge that he recited, and it was as if a cement block was lifted off my chest. I can’t even explain it.”
“I was never scared. I was never worried. I was completely confident that the Lord would guide the president to do the right thing,” he added.
Although Stone admits to being part of some shady operations throughout his political career, he does not consider his involvement in Trump’s presidential victory in 2016 being among them. He maintains that he behaved with integrity and told the truth while helping push Trump to the White House.
“I don’t regret anything that I did in 2016 because I didn’t break the law,” Stone said to CBN News. “They wanted me to lie, to bear false witness against the president in return for some kind of leniency.”
Stone claims that his newfound faith has made him at peace with the situation, and he does not seek vengeance against the deep state, fake news, and Democrat Party hacks who tried to destroy his life.
“Here’s the big difference. In the old days, I would have wanted revenge. I would have wanted to take revenge against every one of them but now I’ve realized that vengeance is God’s, it’s not mine,” he said.
“I no longer am obsessed with the Sicilian concept of revenge, which generally speaking is a dish that tastes best when eaten cold,” Stone added.
Even though Stone is an adherent in Jesus Christ, he is still not opposed to getting crunk when the time is right, and the time was certainly right at CPAC with Trump supporters flexing their muscle and exerting their dominance over the Republican Party.
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