. Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers founder, sentenced to 18 years for seditious conspiracy « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR – A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted Stewart Rhodes last November of the politically charged sedition charge and multiple other felonies. Given the rare nature of the charge, his prison term could influence any sentence Enrique Tarrio, the former chairman of the far-right Proud Boys group will face on the same charge later this summer. “You, sir, present an ongoing threat and peril to this country…and to the very fabric of our democracy,” said U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta. For the first time in a case related to the Jan. 6th attack, Judge Mehta found Rhodes’s conduct amounted to terrorism.

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