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A California man had his registered firearm seized by local police after “antifa” members on social media accused him of being racist on the internet — the first case of its kind.

On July 7th/8th, left-wing extremist twitter user @anonymouscommie doxed a Sacramento resident named Andrew Casarez. The anonymous account accused him of being a “neo-Nazi troll.”

On the very same day, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office opened up an investigation into him. During a background check, they found that Casarez was a registered gun owner. On July 13th, 2020, Sergeant Nate Grgich executed a search warrant for his home and car.

Nothing illegal or of a criminal nature was found during the search, but Sgt. Grgich was able to get a judge’s permission to seize Casarez’s handgun, a pair of pants and a “racist” t-shirt using a new law enforcement tool called a “gun restraining order,” which was signed by Judge Jaime R. Roman.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office is bragging about being the first in the country to seize a firearm using primarily the owner’s political ideology as the excuse.

On the case, spokesperson Lacey Nelson was quoted as saying “This search warrant it’s the first of its kind at least in the country. As far as how we obtained it and were able to serve it […] He was posting enough racist rhetoric and propaganda on Facebook that it was concerning that his behaviors could become violent in retaliation.”

Nelson also said “Instead of waiting for him to go out and commit acts of violence, per se, they were able to ideally stop it before it started. But he did have a firearm in his possession.”

National Justice has obtained public record copies of the Gun Violence Emergency Restraining Order and the search warrant filed against Casarez, but will not be posting them in their entirety to protect his privacy.

Sgt. Grgich’s sworn affidavit explains that the mere act of having your personal information posted by “antifa,” COVID-19, and Casarez’s alleged views on race during an imaginary rash of ongoing “hate crimes” are all reasons for why his Constitutional rights must be preemptively suspended.

While red flag laws have been utilized sporadically across the country, Sgt. Grgich’s use of it here is unique in that it relies primarily on the word of unknown “antifa” members on twitter for a substantial part of its rationalization.

Casarez’s political views should not be taken into account when it comes to lawful gun ownership.

That anarchists can now have your property taken from you by the police just by accusing you of being racist on the internet is not a habit that will end with Casarez if groups like the National Rifle Association don’t nip this in the bud.

(Republished from National Justice by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Antifa, Civil Liberties, Guns 
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  1. Anonymous[173] • Disclaimer says:

    But Ron Unz said California was doing great and white nationalists worrying about this stuff were just crazy. LOL

    • Agree: GazaPlanet
  2. He should have let the pigs take it one bullet at a time!!!

    • Agree: Gunga Din, CommieKiller
  3. Watching the endless videos of nihilists assaulting cops in places like Portland and Seattle gets me hot … until I read something like this. It truly is anarchotyranny. To hell with the cops and the Commies both.

    Or, looked at another way: if police are really done away with (it’ll never happen), normal armed citizens can roll up antifa in short order, without fear of “legal” repercussions. Vigilante justice is not desirable. But anarchotyranny is a helluva lot worse.

    • Replies: @Rabbitnexus
    , @Eileen Kuch
  4. Where can patriots contribute to a legal defense fund to have this declared unlawful and unconstitutional? The NRA should be spearheading this one.

    • LOL: fnn
  5. This is why you find a safe place to store most of your guns away from where you live. And for god’s sake, when the pigs come calling, the only words from your mouth should be that you want your attorney and you do not consent to any searches. That’s all you ever say to them.

  6. fnn says:

    The NRA has been lying low for at least a year. It looks like it will soon be as irrelevant as the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

    • Agree: Thim
    • Replies: @HenryTJ
    , @GazaPlanet
  7. HenryTJ says:
    @fnn

    The SCV has had a few minor victories in recent years in re to preserving Confederate monuments. They aren’t intended to be a political organization (and are just moderate Boomers for the most part in any case).

  8. This is disgusting Facist/Commie shit that ought to not be tolerated in a free society. The remedy of course, is personal consequences for the police and judges violating the civil rights of Mr Casarez.

    Existing Federal law already allows for capital punishment of rogue officers of the law or courts such as “Sgt Grgich” and the unnamed kritarch who issued this baseless warrant, but it will clearly be up to the citizens to actually enforce and uphold the law and impose the punishment, since the guilty aren’t going to punish themselves.

    If a few wayward public servants who choose to violate the rights of citizens were executed for their transgressions, then this behavior would cease immediately because clearly its not worth dying over/for.

    I can only hope it happens soon so as to minimize disturbance/damage to society and any other individuals likewise targeted by the Thought Police.

    God help us all.

    • Replies: @Fred2020
  9. @Beavertales

    Where’s the ACLU when you need them? Snark.

  10. PJ says:

    This will continue, until the police encounter adverse consequences. Nobody wants to get shot while “just doing my job”.

    BTW, it also provides a good example why it’s better not to register anything with the government; in this case it shows the drawbacks of “lawful gun ownership”.

  11. @fnn

    And who can be to blame for letting the NRA be neutered, if not Trump and his people? Why do people imagine Trump (i.e. Trump’s Jews, his wire pullers) care about the Second Amendment or any other white Christian issue?

  12. Greg Bacon says: • Website

    The anonymous account accused him of being a “neo-Nazi troll.”

    So all it takes is for some anonymous PANTIFA punk to cry about that meanie and the cops invaded his home and steal his legally registered gun?

    Why is there only 11 comments about this smashing of the Bill of Rights?

    The End Game is upon us. From the Supreme Court ruling saying that casinos have more rights to stay open than churches, to Chicago issuing an edict that they will destroy churches that open during this SCAMDEMIC, to this obscenity, the Communist Party, AKA as PANTIFA will not stop until they are in jail or taking a dirt nap.

    “Now is the time for all good men AND women to come to the aid of their country,” and be sure to practice trigger discipline.

  13. Fred2020 says:
    @CommieKiller

    Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
    And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family?
    Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?… The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If…if…We didn’t love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation…. We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

  14. In my opinion the Judge who signed off on the warrant, which did not provide probable cause and did not identify the specific items to be seized, should hang from the most public overpass until his carcass is picked clean by buzzards. The “officer” who requested the warrant should suffer the same fate. This will be accomplished by any governing body – all of which have turned against the citizenry.

  15. @Beavertales

    I hate that so many Americans have sunk to this Sgt. Grgich’s level. He’s an embarrassment to us and a shame to his ancestors.

    First, Dudley Dooright hand waves Covid-19 into the affidavit to justify violating this guy’s constitutional rights like it’s some magic word that just changes everything.

    Second, he throws “white supremacy” in the mix, because that’s what they say on TV, even though, judging by the name, the victim is Latino.

    Third, he executes an affidavit on a guy because he MIGHT engage in violence based on information he received from people who are actually out engaging in violence.

    What a loser.

  16. @Beavertales

    Where can patriots contribute to a legal defense fund to have this declared unlawful and unconstitutional?

    Since no one responded, I’m going to jump in with an update on my lawsuit against the SPLC.

    https://craignelsen.com/library/2020-02-20-the_face_of_panhandling_the_splc_doesn’t_want_you_to_notice.php

    I survived the SPLC’s Motion to Dismiss (not bad since I am representing myself and I’m not an attorney). Now we are in the discovery phase of the case (for those interested, here are the internal emails they’ve turned over):

    https://www.craignelsen.com/nelsen_v_splc/discovery/PLAINTIFF_REQ/emails/

    Last week, the SPLC’s attorneys served me with a notice to take my deposition.

    [MORE]

    I responded,

    I have to remind you that I am pursuing justice en forma pauperis. Though I have tried, I have been unable to raise the funds to be able to conduct depositions of my own.

    So, if there is deposition-taking, you will have an enormous and unfair advantage, since only your side will be able to do it. Any depositions will be between the plaintiff and the defendants’ attorneys, which means all possible impact on the case from any depositions will be to my
    disadvantage. Therefore, the request is denied.

    But, there is a possible work-around. Since I am also acting pro se, I could see holding simultaneous depositions, where I was deposed by you at the same time I deposed the Defendant and its former employees, Stephen Piggott, Richard Cohen, Heidi Beirich, and Morris Dees–all masked, of course, since we’d all be in the same room. If we do it that way, the possible impact on the case could be positive for your side or my side, or negative for your side or my side, which is far more aligned with the goals of jurisprudence. Afterwards, we could all meet in the alley out back, and I will take Heidi up on her challenge (if she agrees to leave her mask on).

    (In one of her emails, Heidi says she would be up for an MMA fight with me):

    https://www.craignelsen.com/nelsen_v_splc/discovery/PLAINTIFF_REQ/emails/index.php?pic=43

    They responded:

    Regarding your deposition, I believe you misunderstood the point of my inquiry. I was attempting in good faith and in the spirit of courtesy that has animated all of our interactions in this case to coordinate with you about the date and safety measures for your deposition, which must occur in the next few weeks given the Court’s September 14 discovery cutoff. A party may not simply refuse to be deposed.

    Attached for service please find a notice for your deposition. We remain willing to discuss reasonable accommodations, but pursuant to the deposition notice you have an obligation to attend the examination at the date and time identified.

    I understand your concern about not being able to afford a court reporter to take your own depositions. With all due respect, however, you chose to bring this lawsuit and are responsible for prosecuting it. SPLC has no obligation to fund or otherwise assist you in pursuing your claim, and SPLC declines to do so.

    For the record, SPLC also declines what I assume is a joking invitation for a meeting in an alley.

    We look forward to seeing you on August 17.

    And I responded:

    Sorry, but I have to disagree with you. In the chain of events that has brought us to where we are today, there was only one entirely voluntary decision made–the decision by your client to attack without cause me and my effort to help relieve human suffering. This lawsuit is not a product of my discretionary choices, but of theirs.

    Attached for service, please find a notice for your clients’ depositions.

    As for meeting afterward in the alley out back, that wasn’t an invitation from me. I was responding to Heidi’s challenge, which I also assumed was a joke.

    And I attached a notice to depose Dees, Cohen, Beirich, and Piggott at the same time and location they are deposing me. I checked. There’s nothing in the rules that says we can’t hold simultaneous depositions. So, since each of them can have an attorney, on August 17, in a room somewhere in DC, there will be up to eight on their side of the table, and me on my side. All masked. LOL

    When the SPLC attacked me and destroyed the effort to build the Robinson Jeffers Boxing Club, it wiped me out financially. So, if there are readers who can help me out financially so I can continue this fight (for example, travel to DC from KC I need new tires and my insurance has lapsed), it would be very very appreciated and helpful and would go for a very good cause .

    My CashApp ID is \$CraigNelsen

    and there is a goFundme

    https://www.gofundme.com/f/nelsen-v-splc

  17. So “racism” is now illegal? Even in California that seems to be crossing a line.

  18. Hopefully they both die a slow miserable death from colon cancer.

    🙂

    Jason-VF013

  19. WOW!!!! says:

    I’ve been planning my exit from Commiefornia for some time now. This! This just lit a serious fire under my arse!

  20. Would probably be good to EXECUTE the Elected “Representatives” in California – BEFORE they commit further TREASON. Their Treason has already begun, therefore it is even more justified to “Stop” it before it continues to the point of the Robbery and Death of the People – by these so-called “Leaders”. As is plain to see, the Police follow Orders and act out ideals according to those ABOVE them. It is not the Police that hurt the People, it is the TRAITOR “Leaders” that DIRECT them and give them their ideas of how to proceed and act.

  21. psbindy says:

    Frightening. Terrifying. Kafkaesque precrime in action.

    It goes to show that many (most, probably) of the police love to exert power without regard to our founding principles.

    Sergeant Nate Grgich will follow orders. Sergeant Nate Grgich will act with initiative. Sergeant Nate Grgich will collect his pension.

    • Agree: artichoke
  22. It is clearly time for Sgt. Grgich to be doxxed.
    Someone knows where the bastard lives.

  23. @Reactionary Utopian

    Same. I just can’t pick a side either. They’re both circling the drain.

  24. SanityClaus says: • Website

    PIGS CREATE AND MAINTAIN OWN OPPOSITION. THEY CREATE AND CONTROL THE TERROR AND OFFER POLICE WEARING MASKS AS THE SOLUTION.
    THEY FOLLOW ORDERS OF THE FAKE BANKS .
    PUBLIC SERVANTS PAID WITH FAKE MONEY OWE US NOTHING BECAUSE THEY DO NOT WORK FOR US. WHEN WE PAY POLICE WITH HONEST SILVER COIN MONEY WE CAN REASONABLY EXPECT THEIR HONEST SERVICE.

  25. ‘That anarchists can now have your property taken from you by the police…’

    Anarchists having the police do anything is an oxymoron.

    • Replies: @frontier
  26. frontier says:
    @Colin Wright

    Historically, anarchists have been commies’ beeches and de facto black ops brigade. Both groups just love to use government/capitalism for the purpose of destroying them. See Lenin’s rope quote.

    So no, idiot anarchists using the police against sane people isn’t an oxymoron, it’s actually the natural order of things in historical context as opposed to the large print on the box.

    Then the real issue here is that a police officer and a judge have willingly become commie collaborators, went head-on & openly against the Constitution and WON, at least for now. This event is indeed historical, for reasons a bit different than their nonsensical crow campaign which in itself is a proud advertisement of unconstitutional acts. This case deserves a lot more attention and efforts to defeat the commies while exploring the dept of corruption hidden in the commie red flag process.

  27. @Reactionary Utopian

    Reactionary Utopian, I fully agree. The cop who took away this man’s gun on the whim of an anonymous ANTIFA member’s false claim of being a racist must return the gun back to that man. How stupid can this cop be?
    First of all, that cop violated the man’s Right to Bear Arms – the 2nd Amendment. Secondly, he was really stupid to believe the false accusation of a Commie. That man isn’t a racist, he’s a patriot.

  28. ‘Historically, anarchists have been commies’ beeches and de facto black ops brigade. Both groups just love to use government/capitalism for the purpose of destroying them. See Lenin’s rope quote….’

    I think I object to the confusion between ‘anarchy’ as a label appropriated by a lot of witless kids and ‘anarchy’ as an actual set of principled ideals. The latter is perhaps not practical, and it’s certainly possible to argue against it — but it’s not what the former are practicing. They’re anarchists like I’m the Second Coming — whatever either of us may choose to claim.

    If anything, their behavior — using violence to intimidate and suppress opposing points of view — is quintessential early Fascism. They could be squadristri in 1919 Milan or whatever.

    They’re certainly not anarchists.

  29. But did he have a mask on?

  30. artichoke says:

    So because he was doxed, the judge wanted to strip him of his protection, and the police very happily carried it out.

    I guess we really should defund the police.

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