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Pamphleteer released from jail

By William R. Toler A Florida man arrested in 2011 for pamphleteering has been released from his cage. Mark Schmidter left jail Tuesday after serving 104 days in jail for passing out jury nullification fliers. He was caged for disobeying … Continue reading

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Couple cuffed for lit near Liberty Bell

By William R. Toler Oh, sweet irony. A video recently posted on YouTube features a man and woman sitting on the ground near Independence Hall handcuffed for at least 10 minutes. The reason for their detainment: passing out fliers. What’s … Continue reading

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Man sentenced for pamphleteering

By William R. Toler A Florida man will be spending some time in jail for activity that is usually allowed outside a courthouse. Mark Schmidter was found guilty of “indirect criminal contempt” Tuesday for passing out pamphlets in Orlando during … Continue reading

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Community college bans pamphleteering

By William R. Toler A community college student in Ohio was banned from distributing literature that was deemed “offensive” by another student. According to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Ethel Borel-Donohue passed out flyers to her paralegal classmates … Continue reading

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