Posted on Feb 15th, 2008
Anti-War Protestors Victorious in Free Speech Suit
Conviction Overturned on Appeal for Camp Casey Protestors
Yesterday, two protestors won the reversal of criminal convictions relating to their activities during a peaceful protest of the Iraq war at Camp Casey I, near the President’s ranch in Crawford, Texas. The protestors, Austin psychologist Dr. Em Hardy and retired attorney and Navy veteran Hiram Myers of Oklahoma, were arrested on April 14, 2006 after they erected the tent between fences on county roads to draw attention to the Iraq war.
“This is a victory for our clients and for the First Amendment,” said Lisa Graybill, Legal Director for the ACLU of Texas. “We are delighted to see justice done in this case.” Read On