My Letter to ND State Attorney, Ladd Erickson on Dropping Charge Against Amy Goodman

by Nomi Prins

From: Nomi Prins, Author, investigative Journalist, Concerned American Citizen

To: North Dakota State Attorney Ladd R. Erickson, McLean County,

Subject: Riot Charge Against Prize-Winning Independent Journalist, Amy Goodman

Dear North Dakota State Attorney Ladd R. Erickson:

Since you were first elected North Dakota’s State Attorney in 2002, and subsequently re-elected in 2006, 2010 and 2014, you have prosecuted numerous cases based on a multitude of charges.

The case you are attempting to bring against Democracy Now! host, and award-winning veteran independent journalist, Amy Goodman is simply a miscarriage of the justice that you have been elected to uphold. It is a case unworthy of your stated responsibilities to protect the public. It is a case that flies in the face of the critical freedoms that we Americans hold dear.

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