Posts Tagged ‘adam kokesh’

Adam Kokesh: “Time Served and Probation!”

Adam Kokesh is having a better day than usual today. The libertarian and Second Amendment activist, who was arrested in July and pleaded guilty in November  to drug and weapon charges stemming from a video he posted online of himself loading a shotgun in Freedom Plaza, could have received more than five years in jail [...]

Activist Adam Kokesh Pleads Guilty to Drug and Weapon Charges

Activist Adam Kokesh succumbed to the law today and pleaded guilty to drug and weapon charges stemming from a video he posted online of himself loading a shotgun in Freedom Plaza, which is against the law in D.C.
Kokesh was arrested in July and is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 17, according to WJLA.
The video [...]

The Needle: Squawkin’ Hawkins Edition

Judging Adam: A D.C. judge is considering a motion to release the perpetually under arrest Adam Kokesh, who was last put in the slammer after he video taped himself for a July 4th stunt loading a shotgun in the Freedom Plaza. (-3)
Prison Pals: Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will learn his fate tomorrow for misusing public funds, [...]

The Needle: Gort Reno Edition

Danger Zone: As you might recall, both automobile boosters and smart-growth activists aren't exactly stoked by the ongoing zoning rewrite's limited changes to the city's parking requirements. Luckily, this years-long debate is getting closer to ending: Today, the Office of Planning was expected to deliver its final proposed rewrite of the code to the Zoning Commission, which has [...]

Before Armed March, Organizer Will Attend D.C. Toke-Up

Will activist Adam Kokesh stop getting arrested in time to get arrested at his July 4 armed march on D.C.? Despite getting arrested at a Philadelphia rally where protesters smoked marijuana earlier this month, Kokesh has started organizing another pro-pot event for June 8—and this time, it's in front of the White House.
Kokesh's Philadelphia arrest [...]

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 [...]

Armed March to D.C. Will Continue, Despite Police Warning

D.C. police chief Cathy Lanier took to News Channel 8 yesterday to warn  participants of an armed march into D.C. on July 4 that police would meet them at the Virginia border. But that isn't dissuading organizer and talk show host Adam Kokesh, who tells City Desk he still plans to march.
While Kokesh says he's [...]