Capitol Rioter Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison

Guy Reffitt, convicted of five felony offenses - including obstruction of Congress as it met to certify the 2020 election result, interfering with police and carrying a firearm to a riot - has been sentenced to 87 months in prison.
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Guy Reffitt, convicted of five felony offenses – including obstruction of Congress as it met to certify the 2020 election result, interfering with police and carrying a firearm to a riot – has been sentenced to 87 months in prison.

Following the deadly riots on January 6 at the U.S. Capitol building, Reffitt (a member of the far-right Three Percenters) threatened his teenage son and daughter. “If you turn me in, you’re a traitor, and traitors get shot,” his son testified at the trial. Continue reading “Capitol Rioter Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison”

Capitol Rioter Gets 5+ Years In Prison For Attacking Police

Mark Ponder, 56, has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for attacking police officers with poles during the violent January 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol building.
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Mark Ponder, 56, has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for attacking police officers with poles during the violent January 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol building.

Before his sentencing, Ponder told the court he “got caught up” in the chaos that erupted on Jan. 6, 2021, and “didn’t mean for any of this to happen.” Continue reading “Capitol Rioter Gets 5+ Years In Prison For Attacking Police”

Garrett Clayton & Blake Knight + More LGBTQ News

Blake Knight and Garrett Clayton (via Instinct)
Blake Knight and Garrett Clayton (via Instinct)

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Instinct Magazine: My colleague Denny Patterson caught up with Garrett Clayton & Blake Knight to talk more about their wedding day, married life, plus their Spotify Greenroom podcast, A Gay in the Life, which provides a safe space for conversation about the LGBTQ experience, current events, history, and culture. Continue reading “Garrett Clayton & Blake Knight + More LGBTQ News”