Police in America Have Killed 12.8 Times More Citizens Than Mass Shooters In Just The Last 4 Years

Police in America Have Killed 12.8 Times More Citizens Than Mass Shooters In Just The Last 4 Years By Matt Agorist Tragically, in America, mass shootings — in which murdering psychopaths go on rampages in public spaces — have claimed the lives of 339 people since 2015. While this number is certainly shocking and far too high, during this same time frame, police in America have claimed the lives of 4,355 citizens. While some of these citizens were armed and dangerous, others were innocent, unarmed, and include small children. Daniel…

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Citizens Now Charged with a Crime for Repairing Their Own Car in Their Own Garage

Citizens Now Charged with a Crime for Repairing Their Own Car in Their Own Garage By Matt Agorist Residents in Sacramento face fines upwards of $500 for repairing their own car in their own driveway thanks to a tyrannical law. In the land of the free, every day, local governments and municipalities trample the rights of citizens to do with their own property what they wish. Over the years we’ve seen people face jail time for the length of their grass, arrested for windmills, and even ticketed for growing food.…

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Watch as Cops Taser, Pepper Spray Dad in Front of His Kids, for Filming

Watch as Cops Taser, Pepper Spray Dad in Front of His Kids, for Filming By Matt Agorist Chicago, IL — In the land of the free, there are ostensible checks and balances which are in place to prevent corrupt and power drunk government officials from overstepping their authority and depriving people of their rights, especially for filming in public. The largest ostensible restraint on this power is the Constitution. However, as TFTP has reported for years, despite the fact that police swear an oath to uphold this constitution, they are…

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Family Gets $750k After SWAT Raided Their Home, Killed Their Dog—Over Unpaid Utility Bill

Family Gets $750k After SWAT Raided Their Home, Killed Their Dog—Over Unpaid Utility Bill By Matt Agorist St. Louis, MO — Nothing says Police State USA quite like a SWAT team raiding a family home and killing their dog because they are unable to pay their gas bill. The woman whose dog was killed and home destroyed by SWAT officers is Angela Zorich, and her story about her police state experience will shock the conscience. After fighting the system for nearly 5 years, Zorich’s family is finally being compensated. According…

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Watch as Good Cops Honor Oath to Constitution, Uphold Man’s Right to Film, Instead of Violating It

Watch as Good Cops Honor Oath to Constitution, Uphold Man’s Right to Film, Instead of Violating It By Matt Agorist Williamston, SC — Filming the police is entirely legal in every state. However, all too often, we will see police officers overstep their authority and arrest, attack, and assault innocent people for the constitutionally protected act of documenting their behavior in public. While the norm seems to be cops violating the rights of people for conducting what are now referred to as First Amendment Audits, when cops support a citizens right to…

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Supreme Court Rules Cops Do NOT Need a Warrant to Draw Your Blood If You’re Unable to Consent

Supreme Court Rules Cops Do NOT Need a Warrant to Draw Your Blood If You’re Unable to Consent By Matt Agorist On Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that police officers do not need your consent, nor do they need a warrant, to draw your blood—so long as you are unconscious—and police accuse you of being under the influence. The ruling on Thursday is in stark contrast to the previous precedent which stated that police do need a warrant to perform a blood test if the driver does not…

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Watch as Cops Detain Entire Bar, Seal Off All Exits, Force EVERYONE to Submit to Record Check

Watch as Cops Detain Entire Bar, Seal Off All Exits, Force EVERYONE to Submit to Record Check By Matt Agorist Michigan City, IN — A video detailing the utter disregard for the Constitution that some police departments in the United States have has been shared with The Free Thought Project. The sheer scope of the violation is up there in the most egregious cases on which we’ve ever reported here at TFTP. An entire bar was unlawfully detained, held against their will, and forced to submit their identification to police…

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Citizens Now Face Up to $500 “Speeding Tickets” for Riding BICYCLES Over 15 MPH

Citizens Now Face Up to $500 “Speeding Tickets” for Riding BICYCLES Over 15 MPH By Matt Agorist Denver, CO — In a likely move to bolster the city’s bottom line, Denver Park Rangers are stepping up efforts to catch people speeding. No, they aren’t going after cars driving on the road, they are going after bicycles who are driving on the designated bicycle path. Throughout parks in the city, the set speed limit for riding a bicycle is apparently 15 miles per hour. Rangers have set up speed traps around…

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Instead of Ticketing Elderly Woman for Tall Grass, This Cop Mowed it For Her

Instead of Ticketing Elderly Woman for Tall Grass, This Cop Mowed it For Her By Matt Agorist Orono, MN — In case after case, the Free Thought Project has reported on countless incidents of police officers responding to welfare checks and killing or maiming the innocent recipients in the process. We’ve also reported on multiple incidents of the American police state targeting elderly people who are unable to mow their grass. However, what makes this case out of Orono, Minn. so unique is that this same scenario started just like…

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Cancer Patient Sentenced to Prison for Buying THC Edibles as Treatment

Cancer Patient Sentenced to Prison for Buying THC Edibles as Treatment By Matt Agorist Chicago, IL — Thomas J. Franzen, 37, has never been arrested or committed a crime before he was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer that has spread to both his lungs and abdominal cavity last year. However, because government claims the authority to throw people in jail over a plant, Franzen’s self-medication process for his cancer has now landed him in prison—for the next four years. Last month, Franzen was forced to plead guilty in Kane…

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