You Read #3 and Don't also read #2 and #1

 You need to read all the parts of a Series to understand the full meaning or you probably will act in the direct opposite of what the author intended to convey.

You Don't Act To Preserve Your Freedom #3

 My Thought For Today (Continued (freedom)

When to vote, "Not Guilty."
"2. If the facts do not match, or you believe that they do not match, the crime charged."
Another way of looking at this section is "misapplication of the law."
A person moved to New Jersey and stayed with his sister until he could find a permanent place. He then moved from his sisters to his place in New Jersey. He was stopped by police who found guns in his car.
They misapplied the moving exception to the law. The prosecutor said that if he had come directly from out of state he would have been OK. What! Can't you move within the state of NJ? He was convicted and given four years in prison. No state law says you have to leave your guns at the old house.
The law may be all right but the facts did not match the crime charged. Ignorance of the jury members cost this man four years in prison.
Note: The saddest part about this case is that the judge was duty-bound to discard the jury's verdict, but he did not. A judge has the power to overturn a "Guilty" verdict but not a "Not Guilty."

You Don't Act To Preserve Your Freedom #2

 My Thought For Today (Continued) (freedom)

When to vote, "Not Guilty."
1. If you believe that the law is unconstitutional.
If the law is in violation of any of the 10 Bill of Rights. The law restricts free speech, the right to bear arms, etc. This is probably the easiest of all the reasons.
"A juror not only has the right to weigh the facts but the law itself." John Jay, The first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court.
Note: This also pertains to administrative laws and regulations.
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You Don't Act To Preserve Your Freedom

My Thought For Today (freedom)
You and only you possess all the power to keep your freedom, no one else. Only you, you're the master. President Biden, The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Putin, Xi Jinping of China, and all the Presidents and Dictators of the world control 0% of your freedom. You and only you control the most precious item ever given to mankind . . . FREEDOM.
Then why do you fight so hard to get off of Jury Dury, as that is the only place that you can exercise that right? And, every time you do you are giving up some of your freedom.
Note: Each day, I will post a reason why you should vote, "Not Guilty."
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