Organizer’s Arrest at Pot Rally Won’t Stop D.C. Gun March
Good news for the libertarian- or mischief-minded: The July 4 armed march on D.C. that has become a call for city-wide civil disobedience is still on. That's despite the arrest of march organizer Adam Kokesh in Philadelphia at a marijuana legalization rally over the weekend.
On his Facebook page, where the graphic at left appeared, Kokesh's supporters claimed that the talk show host hadn't been smoking marijuana or breaking any other laws when he was arrested.
Kokesh's arrest has prompted discussion, both on the D.C. march's Facebook page and elsewhere, that Kokesh was arrested for planning the march. "Has Adam Kokesh been kidnapped by the feds?" one Washington Times contributor wondered.
But even the fever dream federal disappearing of Kokesh won't stop the gun march, according to supporters."THIS MARCH WILL GO ON NO MATTER WHO HAS TO LEAD IT!!" declared whoever operates Kokesh's Facebook account while he's in jail.
Before his arrest, Kokesh was been nailing down the logistics of an armed march on the city. Last week, a Kokesh assured supporters that carrying a gun on the Metro in Virginia is, in fact, legal. In the District, of course, Kokesh and his fans will face a different situation. Meanwhile, gun fans who have trouble getting to the march and don't want to use Metro can sign up to carpool.