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Shane Claiborne joins the Felony Friday show to discuss a subject that is pretty controversial, the death penalty. Shane is a Christian activist and author who is one of the founding members of the intentional community, the Simple Way, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Eastern University, where he studied sociology and youth ministry.

Shane has an impressive resume. He worked alongside Mother Teresa during a 10-week term in Calcutta. He spent three weeks in Baghdad with the Iraq Peace Team and took daily trips to sites where there had been bombings, visited hospitals and families, and attended worship services during the war. - Claiborne is featured in the documentary The Ordinary Radicals, and he co-directed the three volume Another World is Possible series.

In 2011 he declared his unwillingness to pay taxes to fund U.S. military activity and withheld a portion of his income taxes meant to correspond to the percentage of the federal budget spent on the military, donating that money instead to charity. Shane is the author of the book Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It's Killing Us.

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive! 

Submit any qu estions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App 

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Today we welcome a friend of the Lions of Liberty to the Felony Friday show for the first time. Johnny Adams joins the show to help Felony Friday host John Odermatt break down some important felonies. Johnny is the host of the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad. Last week John Odermatt was a guest on the Launch Pad.

On the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad each week Johnny Adams and his co-host Curt Nelson strive to bring you the best guests in talk radio. The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad delivers weekly interviews of Noteworthy: Politicians, Experts, and Activists. The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad is "Bringing the Party To The Libertarian Party" and "Launching Ideas in Your Direction." Johnny is also the creator the the Liberty Force Comic. It's available for pre-order NOW! It's a super entertaining and educational comic. Get your copy ordered today!

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive! 

Submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App 

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Today on Felony Friday Neil Woods joins host John Odermatt. Neil is a former Undercover Drugs Detective Sergeant and is the Chairman of LEAP UK (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition United Kingdom.) For 14 years, Neil Woods risked his life as a drug squad police officer posing undercover as a heroin and crack addict. Over the years Neil came to realize that his work and drug prohibition as a whole, actually made the drug trade more dangerous. So now he works as an activist with LEAP UK to put end to drug prohibition in the United Kingdom.

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive! 

Submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App 

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On today's episode of Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by the "God Father" of the Lions of Liberty Howie Snowdon. This is Howie's third appearance on the show. John and Howie don't waste anytime and start the show off on a controversial note by discussing the Seth Rich scandal/conspiracy/investigation. Next they talk about some trending news stories (links below), before playing "Is this a crime and should they do time?"

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive!

Submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App

Join the conversation in our private Facebook Group: The Lions of Liberty Forum!

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On today's show host John Odermatt is joined by Nazgol Ghandnoosh from the The Sentencing Project. Nazgol studied Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, before moving to Los Angeles for graduate school. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Nazgol has worked as a researcher for the consulting firm Monitor Group and at Columbia University’s National Center for Children in Poverty. In Los Angeles, she contributed to “Ban the Box” reform efforts to enhance employment prospects for people with criminal records and worked on campaigns to restore voting rights to people with felony convictions. Currently, Nazgol is a Research Analyst at The Sentencing Project, which is a nonprofit organization engaged in research and advocacy for criminal justice reform. She's on the show today to discuss her report titled: Delaying a Second Chance: The Declining Prospects for Parole on Life Sentences.

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive!

Submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App

Join the conversation in our private Facebook Group: The Lions of Liberty Forum!

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On today's episode the great Harvey Silverglate joins Felony Friday host John Odermatt to discuss his bombshell book, Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent. Harvey is a graduate of Harvard Law School and he's been an advocate for civil liberties for more than fifty years. He's an attorney, writer, and non-profit activist. Silverglate is still practicing law, currently with the Boston firm Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein. He specializes in criminal defense, civil liberties, and academic freedom and student rights cases. In addition to his legal work, Silverglate has a very successful writing career as newspaper columnist and book author. He is also a co-founder of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. FIRE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to preserving and enlarging academic freedom, due process, and freedom of speech on college campuses across the US.

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive!

Submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App

Join the conversation in our private Facebook Group: The Lions of Liberty Forum!

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On today's Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams goes it alone as he takes on the recent "scandal" surrounding House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes, Trump's "bill" to Germany for NATO backpay, Rand's stand against NATO and admitting Montenegro, Steve Bannon taking sissy slaps at libertarians, healthcare bills, and a prediction for the new Ghost in the Shell film. He then wraps it up with a personal story about a client who is on hunger strike battling judicial overreach and slander from a sitting judge in Los Angeles. It's chock full of liberty goodness.

Full show notes at Lions of Liberty

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Today on Felony Friday Lenore Skenazy joins the show. Lenore is an advocate for letting kids be kids and she believes that parents and government are trending in a dangerous direction. And these factors have created a generation of overprotected, safe space loving college students. Lenore is a contributor to Reason.com, author of the book Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry). She also hosts the blog Free Range Kids, where she provides commentary to her many fans. She just published a new book titled,Has the World Gone Skenazy?: Thoughts on Pop Culture, Pet Peeves and Sporks.

Content discussed on today's show:

You can find the show notes page >here<

Check out the Felony Friday archive for all previous articles and podcasts. 
 
Also, for more Lions of Liberty content check out the Podcast archive!

Submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or ideas to felonyfriday@lionsofliberty.comThis show is not my soapbox, it is a vehicle to communicate and amplify the injustices rampant in the criminal justice system. We need your help to make it the best it can possibly be! If you like what you hear please share it with a friend and subscribe for free via iTunes (don’t forget to leave us a rating and review ;) ) or the Stitcher Radio App

Join the conversation in our private Facebook Group: The Lions of Liberty Forum!

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On today's fantastic, new Electric Libertyland, host Brian McWilliams wakes up early to deliver the news of the day, which includes the dangers of inward-facing propaganda from the US government, Venezuela's ridiculous socialist failings that have led to new bread shortage, Rand Paul on John McCain, Donald Trump's flirtations with regime change, Seal Team Six training with South Korean military, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that police allowing a dog to maul an innocent man was legal, unregulated space tourism, and Judge Andrew Napolitano being pulled from Fox News over his wiretapping statements.

Boogie on down.

Show notes at http://www.lionsofliberty.com/ell12

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In today's episode of Lions of Liberty, Marc welcomes in one of the busiest activists for liberty you'll ever have the pleasure to listen to, Dan Johnson! Dan is the founder of PANDA (People Against the NDAA), the Solutions Institute, and most recently the Tax Revolution Institute! 

In the show, you'll hear:

  • How Dan was fired inspired into activism by a "hater." 
  • Why Dan founded the Tax Revolution Institute. 
  • What exactly IS the "Tax Revolution", and how will TRI help activists across the country revolutionize the tax system in the United States?
  • PLUS!...Marc answers some more Letters of Liberty, with his thoughts on the Trump's executive orders, the California economy, and conspiracy theories!

 

For full show notes, head over to LionsOfLiberty.com/283

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