Peace Officer Screening Sparks Debate

Peace Officer Screening Sparks Debate

CONCORD – The Red River Theatre, in conjunction with New Hampshire Public Television, sponsored a free screening of the award-winning documentary, Peace Officer. The film tells the story of William “Dub” Lawrence, a retired cop who personally experienced the effects of the militarization of U.S. police forces.  Dub now works as a sewer repairman. He […]

Prison Death Triggers Activist Protest

Prison Death Triggers Activist Protest

MANCHESTER – On March 24th, several liberty activists joined forces with local Fight for 15 activists to protest a prison death at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections aka the Valley Street Jail. Fight for 15 participant Jeffrey Pendleton, a homeless man employed at Burger King in Nashua, had died in custody in the jail […]

Rein in the Police, Not Protesters

Issue #35 – Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Scott McPherson Cops, not protesters, have created an atmosphere of violence. My brother once quipped, “The great thing about being a Leftist is never having to say you’re sorry.” He was talking about the propensity of those who erroneously describe themselves as “liberals” to endlessly pat themselves […]

Are You An Activist?

Issue #26 – Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 By Sandy Pierre I have long considered myself to be a liberty activist.  And as someone who lives in New Hampshire and interacts with other Free State Project early movers on a regular basis, many of the people in my social circle consider themselves to be activists as […]

Green Beam – Lasers for Liberty

Green Beam – Lasers for Liberty

Issue #16 – Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 MANCHESTER – Shire Liberty News interviewed Manchester-based liberty activist Bill Domenico, known for his laser dubbed the “Green Beam”. SLN: What brought you to the liberty movement? BD: It really had its seed in events like Waco. Seeing Waco unfold, and the ability of the government to bring harm […]

BEARCAT in Keene Mocked by John Oliver on HBO

NEW YORK CITY – Last night John Oliver, host of the HBO comedy program Last Week Tonight, focused on the current events in Ferguson, MO, where de facto martial law has been declared and the National Guard has been mobilized in response to citizen protests over the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man.  […]

4th Amendment Dead Ahead

4th Amendment Dead Ahead

Issue #12 – Thursday, August 7, 2014 By Carla Gericke The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be […]

False Arrest Settlement a Victory for Bill Alleman

WEARE — Bill Alleman has won a settlement in his civil suit over a false arrest, alleging retaliatory prosecution on the part of the Weare Police Department. In July of 2011, Mr. Alleman was arrested for recording Officer Brandon Montplaisir with his mobile phone. A New Hampshire District Court judge dismissed the charges approximately four […]

NH Activist’s Lawsuit over Filming Cops a Major Victory

NH Activist’s Lawsuit over Filming Cops a Major Victory

UPDATED 6/5/2014: Just yesterday, Gericke announced the following via Facebook: “Today, thanks to the wonderful work of the The Law Offices of Martin & Hipple, PLLC, I settled my case against Weare et al, with no confidentiality restrictions, for $57,500. My heartfelt gratitude to everyone’s support over the years, and a special shout out to Seth Hipple and Stephen […]

CopBlock Founder Indicted a Second Time for Recording

CopBlock Founder Indicted a Second Time for Recording

Manchester – Adam Mueller, aka “Ademo Freeman”, is to face a retrial for an incident in which he audio-recorded a police officer and two public school employees after the police officer was caught on video using excessive force against a high school student. According to an article in the Union Leader, the new indictments, again […]