Friday, May 24, 2013

Brandon Raub Sues US Govt: Marine Was Arrested For Facebook Posts – An Update From John Whitehead & RT

From:  Beforeitsnews

Former US Marine Brandon Raub has launched a lawsuit against the US government. Raub, who was manhandled, arrested and stuck in a psych ward over over Facebook posts criticizing the US govt was released after the story went viral including massive public outcry. Brandon is represented by John Whitehead of The Rutherford Institute. A huge thanks to them for the fine work they do for freedom and what’s left of our Constitution.

Brandon Raub, a 26-year-old decorated Marine veteran, who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan was arrested and put into a psychiatric institution in August last year for some his Facebook posts. He was detained without charges and was ordered to spend up to 30 days in the psych ward — but, that court order was later dismissed. Now, Brandon Raub is suing the government for infringing on his First Amendment rights. His lawyer, John Whitehead of The Rutherford Institute, sheds light on the details about Brandon’s arrest and what has happened in the months since.


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