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Judge Rules Marjorie Taylor Green Was Not Engaged in Insurrection on January 6

Administrative Law Judge found on Friday that rep Marjorie Taylor Green should to have right to run for re-election, saying he saw no evidence that a Georgia Republican ran in insurrection on January 6th, as claimed by several legal applicants. in trying to get her removed from the newsletter.

Decision of Judge Charles Baudreau of The Administrative Court of Georgia dealt another blow to the broader campaign Democrats to keep the staunchest allies in Congress of former President Donald J. Trump is responsible for in deadly attack on seat of american democracy last January.

final to tell over Lee Miss Green, 47 who became one of the most controversial figures in American politics since she was elected to the House two years ago, may seek re-election made Brad Raffensperger, Georgia secretary of state.

BUT group of voters from her Northwest Georgia district, backed by a liberal advocacy group, sought to have Ms. Greene removed from the ballot under a little-known section three of 14th Amendment, passed during the years of Reconstruction to punish members of Confederation.

This section proclaims that “no one shall” hold “any office, civil or military, under the United States or under any state who has previously taken an oath” in “support Constitution”, then “was engaged in rebellion or rebellion against the same, or help or consolation enemies from this”.

But in decision on 19 pages on On Friday, Judge Bodreau said the legal evidence presented during oral testimony two weeks ago in Atlanta courtroom and in reports submitted by both parties, left its unconvincing.

“Evidence is not show Representative Green is engaged in months of planning and plotting to cause an invasion and disrupt an organized transmission of power provided for in our Constitution,” Judge Boudreau wrote.

The ruling suggested that Ms Green was not blameless. for her rhetoric leading up to violence in the Capitol. But the judge wrote that there is a difference between a person’s speech and a person’s participation in in attack.

“Her public statements and heated rhetoric may well have contributed environment which ultimately led to the invasion,” Judge Bodreau wrote.

Miss Green critics claimed that her reference to the meeting of Trump Supporters on The National Mall as “our 1776 moment” was a code word used to incite violence. Judge Boudreau disagreed. writing that he was not “convinced” that comment was “coded call” for violent uprising.

“Hot political rhetoric? Yes,” the judge said. “Encouraging supporters of attempts to prevent certification of elections of President Biden? Yes. Encouraging attendance at a Save America rally or other rallies and demonstrations against certification of elections results? Yes. BUT call To arms for completion of a pre-planned violent revolution? Not.”

James Bopp Jr., lawyer for Miss Green said on On Friday, he hoped the decision would put an end to widespread attempts to discredit Republican officials as being involved in in insurrection.

Democratic lawyers and their allies who wanted to use First Amendment protected speech – hyperbole – by Representative Green prove that she participated in the uprising was sternly rejected by the judge,” Mr. Bopp said. “This is good news for First Amendment and good news for our democracy.”

free speech for People, legal protection organization that they were doing business against Miss Green criticized decision and urged Georgia secretary of state to defy the ruling of Judge Baudreau.

“This decision betrays the main goal of Rebel disqualification clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and gives pass to political violence as a tool for frustrate and cancel free and fair elections”, group said in statement.

representative for Mr. Raffensperger, Republican who major elections in Georgia official said in email on On Friday, Mr. Raffensperger received Judge Baudreau’s order and will seek decision soon.

Mr. Raffensperger facing primary challenge from Rep. Jody Hayes, a Republican backed by Mr. Trump. former President criticized Mr. Raffensperger for Rejection of his attempts to cancel the election results in state. Georgia holds primary elections on May 24th.

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