Lucy Parsons Labs strongly opposes the harassment and oppression of those arrested during the #DisruptJ20 resistance to the Donald Trump inauguration.
Dane Powell was this week sentenced to four months in federal prison for participating in a protest. The remaining defendants face 75-80 years in federal prison, all for participating in protest action.
DC police detained journalists, legal observers and protestors during the J20 protests. DC police are being sued by ACLU for using excessive force and making unlawful arrests.
Citizen journalists and protestors being jailed for holding the government accountable is unacceptable in any free society.
We encourage our supporters to donate to defray the legal costs for the J20 defendants here.