The current announcement from FIJA is below.
Oath Keepers founder and president, Stewart Rhodes, has recommended that Oath Keepers everywhere help promote in the public awareness the powers of a fully-informed jury as one lawful, peaceful, but very powerful answer to the corruption raining down on this nation from governmental systems, departments, agencies, offices, and NGO-contracted entities. We especially want communities in which the upcoming trials of the political prisoners arrested in the wake of the Bundy Ranch (Bunkerville, Nevada) and the Malheur Refuge Center (Burns, Oregon) protests will be tried. (Recall, the judge for the Oregon trials has decreed *secrecy*, which means that the government intends to work its evils against these innocent men behind closed doors.)
The answer to that sort of tyranny is to have all members in every jury pool fully informed about their duties as jurors, and their rights to vote their consciences no matter what the “law” says. The jury can judge the law in the one case before the court, and can acquit even if the facts indicate guilt; or even if the defendant has plead “guilty”; no matter what the black-robed statist holding a “judge job” tells them when instructing the jury.
For more on the factology behind my seemingly inflammatory statement, please see the powerful piece on “guerrilla jurors” which Stewart Rhodes co-authored with Don Doig, co-founder of the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA – don’t forget to tour their site! http://fija.org/ ).
With that much said, here is FIJA’s announcement. Please forward, and please take action for this. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s Constitutional, and it’s something very powerful that We The People can do. Yay!
Elias Alias, editor
to help support your local event.
Jury Rights Day is FIJA’s signature day of action, on which friends of FIJA join nationwide to celebrate on and near 5 September each year in commemoration of the famous jury nullification case of William Penn in 1670.
This is a great opportunity to create more fully informed jurors in your own community. Already this year, we’ve sent out thousands of brochures for events around the country, and we have more shipments ready to go. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
Each year volunteers nationwide host Jury Rights Day events in their communities. We are asking you to join fellow jury rights advocates nationwide by hosting an event in your area. Because Jury Rights Day coincides with Labor Day, we encourage you to pick any day you think appropriate within a week before of after the 5th of September for your celebration!
Hosting an event can be as simple as:
- picking a date, time, and location and recruiting a couple of friends to help you,
- requesting your FREE Jury Rights Day Event Kit from FIJA, and
- spending an hour or two at your local courthouse or other public location sharing FIJA information with the community.