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Lla26 4 points ago +4 / -0

So, what can we realistically do about it?

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Arwyn3x 7 points ago +7 / -0

We can find some good people in any County in one of these States: Oklahoma, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Nevada, and Kansas and implore them to begin collecting signatures to empanel a Citizen Grand Jury in their County.

This is the legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia, he ruled in the landmark case of United States v. Williams:

18 “[R]ooted in long centuries of Anglo-American history,” the grand jury is mentioned in the Bill of Rights, but not in the body of the Constitution. It has not been textually assigned, therefore, to any of the branches described in the first three Articles. It ‘is a constitutional fixture in its own right.’ In fact the whole theory of its function is that it belongs to no branch of the institutional government, serving as a kind of buffer or referee between the Government and the people.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/504/36

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Arwyn3x 4 points ago +4 / -0

Except for those 6 States, citizens have been gaslighted into believing empaneling a Grand Jury is not one of our Rights.

But Justice Scalia says it is a Citizen's Right and is equal to the Freedom of Speech or to Peacefully Assemble, or to Keep and Bear Arms.

The least we can do to honor the memory of Justice Scalia is to get Grand Juries started in 5 or 10 Counties in each of those States to test Justice Scalia's ruling. Test it all the way up to the Supreme Court.

And if you think the Heathens are howling over Forensic Audits wait till they realize We The People have re-discovered one of our most basic, and far-and-away the most Powerful Right has been memory-holed.

In his ruling, Justice Scalia also manages to introduce the concept of Citizens "Sleeping on their Rights".