Video of Carla Gericke’s Keynote @ Keenevention 2014

Carla Gericke is the President of the Free State Project and is such a great keynote speaker we brought her back for Keenevention 2014! This year her speech compared today’s activism to the 1960s. What we can learn from activists in the past? Find out in the full video of her speech and Q&A:

More video will be released every week! Stay tuned to the Keenevention blog, Free Keene, the Free Keene Youtube Channel or the Keenevention Facebook page for the next video release.

Black Sheep Rising – Ep80 – Catastrophe

Feeding the haters with good ole satire • Nothin but  A-holes • Deconstructing Colbert’s hack job • Rooster Strong • Darryl’s cringe worthy Asperettes syndrome • Darryl, Shaunna, and Rapsher join • Show notes at: BlackSheepRising.org

Excellent Video Overview of Shire Sharing 2014

In this excellent new video about Shire Sharing posted to the 101 Reasons youtube channel, several participants are interviewed from Shire Sharing and foundress Amanda Bouldin discusses the impact of the successful charity and its future.

If you’re looking for the strongest community of liberty-loving people, you need to get to New Hampshire. We’ve got an amazing community here and it just keeps getting better as more Free State Project participants move in and bring their unique talents to the market and the activism world. Check out the new video, courtesy of 101 Reasons‘ Beau Davis:

Video of the New Movers Panel @ Keenevention 2014

Get a fresh perspective on NH activism from a panel of people who’ve moved within the last year – in this full video of the first-ever New Movers Panel at Keenevention, hosted by Josie Wales.  Panelists included independent candidate for Cheshire Sheriff Chris Rietmann, superactivist Joël Valenzuela, Shire Dude Andrew Vermiglio, and Keene Cop Block‘s Stephen Daves:

More video will be released every week! Stay tuned to the Keenevention blog, Free Keene, the Free Keene Youtube Channel or the Keenevention Facebook page for the next video release.

Derrick J in Court on Gun Rights Appeal, Accused of Being “Unsuitable” to Conceal

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KPD Prosecutor Jean Kilham

In district court yesterday morning, Keene Police prosecutor Jean Kilham seemed to be suggesting that because Derrick J was laughing during proceedings that he doesn’t deserve the right to concealed carry a gun.  Derrick was clearly laughing at the absurdity of the violence brought against him during his Victimless Crime Spree, which was detailed in witness testimony today.

Derrick J’s attorney, Free State Project participant and former FSP vice president Evan Nappen, is known among defense attorneys in New Hampshire as the go-to guy for gun rights cases.  Nappen did a fine job today and Derrick seemed very pleased with how he argued the case.

The Keene police argued that Derrick J is “unsuitable” to conceal carry, the big loophole word in the state’s “shall-issue” statute.  While simultaneously admitting that it’s fully legal for Derrick J to carry a gun openly, they claim that due to a record of victimless “crimes”, alleged cannabis use, and suggested affiliations with violent groups, that Derrick J should be prohibited from concealing.

Derrick J took the stand and told the story of his Victimless Crime Spree.  It was made clear that he is an activist dedicated to peace.  In fact, Derrick is the host of Peace News Now, heard twice a week on LRN.FM. Here’s full video of today’s “Hearing on the Merits”:

Burke ends the hearing and retires for the holiday weekend with a DVD of Derrick J’s Victimless Crime Spree as part of the evidence in the case.  Perhaps he will sit down with the family this holiday weekend and watch the movie that he helped make possible. (more…)

“The BIT Movie” Visits Keene!

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The BIT Movie’s Scott Glass with Mark Edge, Darryl W. Perry, and Ian Freeman

Launched just three days ago in Toronto, The BIT Movie crew hit the road on their tour of what will include 40 cities in 30 days. Their goal is to spend only bitcoin while meeting and documenting the diverse bitcoin community across North America.

The BIT Movie crew is well aware of the international renown that New Hampshire has earned as a vibrant, growing Bitcoin community, so they naturally decided to spend time visiting the liberty activist communities in Keene and Manchester. Keep an eye on their Facebook and Twitter for the latest on this exciting production!