Kansas Newspaper Raid Blame Game Cont'd

In the aftermath . . . The top cop resigned and NOBODY ELSE wants to take responsibility for a global hot mess following an alleged freedom of speech crackdown.

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"The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Kansas Department of Revenue, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Office of the State Fire Marshal — along with the county attorney and a magistrate judge — were complicit in the Aug. 11 raid or knew it was imminent. But in the days that followed, they largely downplayed their involvement."

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Kansas officials downplayed involvement in Marion raid. Here's what they knew. - Kansas Reflector

Marion Police Chief Gideon Cody enlisted the support of local and state law enforcement officials in the days before he led raids on the local newspaper office, the publisher's home, and the home of a city councilwoman.

Three months after newsroom raid, Marion editor's advice resounds: Speak out and don't be afraid - Kansas Reflector

A new account of authorities' assault on free expression brings home how much remains to be done to protect constitutional rights.

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