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Solidarity with J20 Defendants: Totes & T-Shirts

Solidarity with J20 Defendants: Totes & T-Shirts

$10.00
  • Format: T-Shirt
  • Binding: Tote Bag or T-Shirt
  • Released: Dec 13, 2017

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On January 20th, 230 people were mass arrested during demonstrations against Donald Trump's Inauguration. The arrests were made by use of a "kettle" technique of individuals on the corners of L and 12th Street, without orders to disperse. 214 of these arrestees were charged under the Federal Riot Statute. On April 27th, multiple additional felony charges were added. The 194 remaining defendants could now face up to 60 years in prison.

The prosecution's case rests on a broad interpretation of the Federal Riot Statute, which could make a participant in a political rally guilty for any property damage that takes place during that time. A superseding indictment added additional charges of urging to riot, conspiracy to riot, individualized property damage, and for over half the group, assaulting an officer or resisting arrest. These additional charges were given with no new group evidence or individual particulars.

The DC Attorney's Office is trying to set a repressive precedent for political expression under the administration of Donald Trump with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. It is incumbent upon anyone who values dissent to stand in solidarity with the defendants in this case.

These tote bags & t-shirts are a fundraiser for J20 defendants' legal defense costs. ALL proceeds from the sale of these items go directly to help the mass arrestees from the anti-Trump inaguration protests on January 20, 2017. If you would like to make a contribution directly to this cause, you can do so HERE.

Design courtesy of svart katt prints//anarchist black cross göteborg.

Item details:

  • Tote: black print on a lightweight natural unbleached organic cotton bag, dimensions 13.5" x 15.5". 
  • T-shirt: black print on a natural unbleached cotton t-shirt, made in the USA. 

Please note: T-shirts and totes are printed to order and will ship within a week. Because this is a fundraiser, these items are not eligible for any discounts.