Aid workers say their humanitarian efforts, motivated by a deep sense of right and wrong, have been criminalized during the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal #border crossings. Federal officials say they were simply enforcing the law. The four women, all volunteers for the #Arizona-based aid group #NoMoreDeaths, were convicted after a three-day bench trial at a federal court in #Tucson. They could face up to six months in federal prison. Their trial coincided with a partial government shutdown that has now entered its 30th day, the longest in the country’s history. Negotiations have stalled as President Trump stands firm on his demand for $5.7 billion in border wall funding, citing a humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border. In his verdict, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bernardo Velasco said the women’s actions violated “the national decision to maintain the Refuge in its pristine nature.” Velasco also said the women committed the crimes under the false belief that they would not be prosecuted and instead would simply be banned or fined. Catherine Gaffney, a volunteer for No More Deaths, said the guilty verdict #challenges all “people of conscience throughout the country.” "If giving water to someone dying of thirst is illegal, what humanity is left in the law of this country?” she said in a statement. Thoughts? 🤔 #Question: do you believe the judge is right? Why? Also, is Trump right? Is drug enforcement a #game? (True: it IS a game on #iTunes. Would you play such a game? Are we all?) Questions, questions... 🔁♻️🆘📝📰 #WashingtonPost#TowerReview.com/Don-Winslow.html 📲 #audiobooks#ebooks#bookstagram 📚
From time to time we have been told that we don't know who we are dealing with. Well now it is becoming very apparent that in light of an inflexible stand of no compromise it has become clear. The face of the world wide deep state Globalist rears its ugly head. This promises to be a battle royal with the odds being continuing to have a nation state known as the USA or be sucked down the drain into a slave territory controlled by banker vassals in an international credit hegemony that promises the end of history as far as the common citizenry are concerned.