Henry David Thoreau said: "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Choose to change that ratio. If you agree that the initiation of force is not acceptable, work to erode the bad ideas that legitimize police institutions, which exist per the claim that those who wear badges have a "legal" right to extort.

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Contempt of Cop? Contempt of Bus Driver.

August 20, 2012 | 13 Comments

A friend of mine witnessed this last night while riding the bus in San Francisco. He is a lawyer and a journalist. In his own words, this is what he saw. -Jacob Crawford This evening...

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Around 7:30pm, August 16, decorated U.S. Marine Veteran Brandon J. Raub was taken into custody for airing his critical views of the U.S. Government on his Facebook by Chesterfield County Police, who were accompanied by...

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Spirit of 46 who shared this story wrote: This story is interesting to say the least. I know that some of you “part time” copblockers-those who only agree with the first amendment if it’s speech,...

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It’s been brought to my attention that the FBI has been snooping around the Keene area for several months. First they called in a fellow Free Keene blogger (who asked not to be identified) and...

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Dear American public, you are mentally ill

March 27, 2012 | 39 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” The image below of MLK and his famous quote have been circulating the internet for some time now. Perhaps MLK did...

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For those that have been following this blog, you might remember that myself and eight others were arrested while protesting the Manchester (NH) police – after four of its officers were cleared of wrong doing...

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In another example of government protecting itself, the Grafton County Superior Court has granted a temporary restraining stopping former police officer -Brad Jardis – and his former Army friend – Tommy – from carrying loaded firearms...

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Reports and videos are still coming in but it seems that the NYPD was ordered to clear Liberty Plaza (ie – Zuccitti Park) this morning. Below are a few videos I’ve found thus far from...

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Chalk the Police Day – A HUGE SUCCESS!

October 3, 2011 | 42 Comments

First things first. Everyone deserves a big pat on the back for making Chalk the Police Day a huge success. Approximately 16 cities, and who knows how many individuals, took to local parks and police...

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Tomorrow is National Chalk the Police Day!

September 30, 2011 | 3 Comments

I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone in advance for making National Chalk the Police Day a success already. I realize this wasn’t the easiest line of activism or police accountability to sell...

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A Moment of Clarity for Chalk

September 29, 2011 | 24 Comments

Lately, we (here at CopBlock.org) have taken some heat for “National Chalk the Police Day” (which takes place this Saturday in fifteen cities across the country). For example: “While i believe that the police were...

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Chalking in Quartzsite, AZ

September 28, 2011 | 7 Comments

Quartzsite reform movement and libertarian activist Michael Roth was one of two individuals arrested for chalking Quartzsite’s town hall among other locations prior to last night’s town council meeting, according to Jennifer Jones, reform activist...

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