Several weeks ago, some events that shocked everyone in the United States took place. Several media platforms reported that one of the popular judges in the country, Susan Bolton had decided to uphold the decision that was announced by the new president of American, Donald Trump.
According to the media, the judge formally validated the pardoning of Joe Arpaio, an influential figure who was serving as the sheriff for the Maricopa County. Many people in the country did not expect this decision.
Several years ago, Joe was accused by two prominent journalists based in Phoenix. These journalists were arrested and taken to a court even when it was evident that they had not committed any mistakes. Joe sent his forces to arrest the professionals one day, and the arrests came as a shock to the families of the affected journalists. Read more: Jim Larkin | Angel.co and Phoenix New Times | Wikipedia
The public could not watch these events unfold, and they chose to demonstrate and demand for the release of the journalists. The events of this day are fresh in the minds of people living in the United States.
In less than twenty four hours, the authorities had to release Mike and Jim from jail because they were not criminals. Their only mistake was publishing news about the activities that were taking place at the Maricopa County in the presence of Joe Arpaio. Read more: Jim Larkin | Angel.co and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
The media was only looking for a way to bring justice to the many lives that were being destroyed by the prominent figure who would brag to the society that he was the most powerful in the nation. After being released, the journalists decided to take some action against the Maricopa County and its leadership. The two registered a case in court, and fortunately they won because they were proven to be innocent.
The Maricopa County was ordered to pay a huge sum of money as a compensation to the affected professionals. The money was used to start a human rights organization that has changed so many lives in the country. The Frontera Fund helps other human rights institutions in the United States with the funds they need.
After this ruling by Judge Bolton, it is evident that in this chapter that has been running for the last ten years has come to an end. The ten-year-old scandal involved exposing the reign of the Joe Arpaio. The harsh businessman was in charge of this county for more than twenty-four years. Mike and Jim have been disappointed by the new developments. The president has also disappointed many Americans who were looking forward to watching as the evil man paid for his sins.
Jim and his friend have expressed they’re disappointed with the new president, saying that he is a moron who is promoting injustice in the large country. Several other human rights organizations in the country have expressed their dissatisfaction with the new decision, and they are hoping that the judge will reverse the decision. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: https://about.me/michael-lacey and http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/michael-lacey/
President Trump and his administration have also announced that they will be abolishing the DACA program that has helped so many immigrant youths.