Monday Roundup

12 Jun
  • Two men from Bemidji made their first appearances Friday in connection with a May 25 cross burning. According to the PiPress, one man was charged with felony stalking/harassment and the other was charged with felony aiding and abetting stalking/harassment.
  • Representative Keith Ellison from Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District criticized the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizen’s United decision in an op-ed that ran today in The Huffington Post and its local Patch affiliates. Ellison used the peace to promote his so-called “Get Corporate Money out of Politics Amendment.”
  • And finally, Dan Browning of the Strib is reporting that Judge Micheal Davis denied a Wisconsin man’s request for an injunction that would force the Minneapolis parks board to allow him  to hand out Bibles at the 40th Annual Twin Cities Pride festival in Loring Park this summer. I’ll post a link to the decision when I find a copy online. This battle has been on-going for years and I doubt that we’ve heard the last of it…

One Response to “Monday Roundup”


  1. Brian Johnson Wins Injunction; Distributes Bibles at Pride Fest « Void for Vagueness - June 25, 2012

    […] is obviously a little tardy, but an important update to a previous post. Brian Johnson was  granted a temporary injunction by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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