Friday, August 24, 2012

Meet Steve Books: Veterans for Peace Activist & Chalker Extraordinaire

MADISON, WISCONSIN.  On Saturday August 11, 2012,  Steve Books, a Veterans For Peace activist, was arrested and taken away in handcuffs for chalking, "This is far, far, far from over," on the sidewalk near to the Capitol. He was issued a citation for “conduct otherwise prohibited” under Wisconsin Administrative Code 2.14 which carries a fine of  $205.05.

The arrest comes shortly after David Erwin, formerly  Scott Walker’s personal bodyguard in the state’s Dignitary Protection Unit, Marine Drill Sergeant. and commander of the State Patrol Air Support Unit, was named the new chief of the Capitol Police.

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