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Judicial Watch Sues Veterans Affairs Police, Other VA Officials for Violating Protester’s Constitutional Rights

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Judicial Watch Sues Veterans Affairs Police, Other VA Officials for Violating Protester’s Constitutional Rights

75-year-old veteran was handcuffed and forcefully pushed into patrol car (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it sued several Veterans Affairs police officers and VA officials in connection with violations of the constitutional rights of Robert L. Rosebrock, a 75-year old Vietnam era veteran, who for nearly a decade…

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Veterans score major victory in Los Angeles

From the New York Post: Justice was again served last week against the Veterans Administration — specifically, its LA office, which once again got slapped down in its efforts to squelch a critic. Exactly why federal prosecutors tried to work the VA’s will is a question Attorney General Jeff Sessions…

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Judicial Watch: Court Finds 75-Year-Old Los Angeles Veteran Robert Rosebrock Not Guilty of Federal Crime for Displaying American Flags above Veterans Affairs Fence

‘Now that the court has rightly dismissed the government’s outrageous flag-displaying charges against Mr. Rosebrock, we hope that he and his fellow patriots will be allowed to honor and flag and commemorate their fellow veterans as they deem appropriate.’ – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch…

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U.S. Army Veteran acquitted of illegally displaying flags at LA Veterans Affairs facility

From My News LA: A 75-year-old military veteran was acquitted Tuesday of illegally hanging an American flag on the fence of a Veterans Affairs facility in West Los Angeles without permission. The federal misdemeanor count against Robert Rosebrock stems from a VA statute that prohibits the posting of materials or…

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Video: Veteran fights charges for placing flags on VA property

  On Saturday, March 4, Judicial Watch defense attorney Robert Patrick Sticht and client Robert L. Rosebrock appeared on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on the Fox News Channel to discuss Judicial Watch’s and Robert Sticht’s representation of Rosebrock, a Vietnam-era veteran who faces federal criminal charges for displaying two four…

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SHAMEFUL! Feds Prosecuting Vietnam-Era Vet For Putting Flags On VA Fence

From The American Spectator: The federal government is prosecuting a Vietnam-era vet for displaying two four by six inch American flags outside a Veterans Affairs (VA) fence in Los Angeles on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016. Robert L. Rosebrock, 74, is facing up to six months in prison, according to…

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74-Year-Old Veteran Fights Charges for Taking Photos, Placing Flags at VA Center Fence

From LawNewz: Robert Rosebrock is a 74-year-old U.S. military veteran who has his share of grievances with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Not least of them is the fact that VA Police arrested him for placing two small American flags on the fence of Los Angeles National Veterans Park, and…

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Judicial Watch Fight for 74-Year Old Veteran Prosecuted for Memorial Day ‘Posting’ of American Flags on Veterans Affairs Center Fence Continues

Rosebrock moves to dismiss charges on First Amendment grounds and to suppress statements made without Miranda warnings (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a series of motions alleging constitutional and other legal deficiencies in the extraordinary prosecution of its client, Robert L. Rosebrock, a Vietnam-era veteran who…

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Army veteran, 74, faces criminal charges and up to six months in jail for hanging flags at a Veterans Affairs facility

From Daily Mail: An elderly U.S. Army veteran will go on trial next month for hanging two American flags at a Veterans Affairs facility. Robert Rosebrock, 74, faces a criminal charge for displaying an American flag without permission outside the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs facility. He also faces a…

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American Flag Under Fire in 3 Unbelievable Cases

From CBN News: Vandals burned a 92-year-old veteran’s flag to ashes outside his home in Nevada this week. William Barclay, a World War II veteran, walked out his front door Wednesday to find that several of his U.S. flags were either completely shredded or burned to ashes. “I picked up…

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Veteran facing prison for 6-inch U.S. flag on fence

From WND: A government watchdog in Washington is wondering whether President Trump’s new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, will continue to allow taxpayer money to be wasted on prosecution of a veteran for putting two small American flags on a fence at a Veterans Administration facility. The case brought by the Obama…

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Judicial Watch to Represent Veteran Prosecuted for ‘Posting’ American Flag on Veteran’s Affairs Center Fence on Memorial Day

The 74-year-old is also charged for taking photos of VA police (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it will provide legal representation to Robert L. Rosebrock, a Vietnam-era veteran who faces federal criminal charges for displaying two four by six inch American flags outside a Veterans Affairs (VA) fence…


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