Sunday, September 18, 2011

Texas: Grand Jury refuses to indict six San Juan petitioners

An attempt to recall four city council members landed six San Juan Petitioners in jail earlier this year on charges they pushed people to sign the petitions under false pretenses. The Grand Jury refused to indict. Can't think of another case that led to criminal indictment for petitioning alone. A timeline here.

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  1. I live in nearby McAllen, and it is true: "you can't fight city hall!" I thank my newspaper for closely covering this made-for-TV series...