Dave Bicking, co-chair of the Minnesota Green Party, speaks with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now about the arrest of his daughter Monica Bicking before the Republican National Convention. She is in jail, charged with “conspiracy to riot in furtherance of terrorism” along with seven others.
This is wrong wrong wrong. This is not America.
Imagine dozens of police in riot gear breaking into your house in the morning while you sleep, arresting everyone, and confiscating your belongings as “evidence”. Imagine it is your daughter, and she is facing seven years in prison.
Below is footage not of the above arrests but footage Nicole Salazar took of her own assault and arrest on the streets of the Twin Cities. It scares the shit out of me.