Judge Dismisses Charges Against Accused White Supremacist Group, Citing Selective Prosecution and Free Speech Concerns

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A federal judge in Orange County, California, has dismissed criminal charges for the second time against members of a white supremacist group suspected of inciting violence at political rallies. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney ruled on Wednesday to dismiss charges against Robert Rundo and Robert Boman, who were accused of conspiracy to violate the Anti-Riot Act and rioting. Rundo is believed to be a founding member of Rise Above Movement (RAM), a self-proclaimed white supremacist group. The group has been described as a “combat-ready, militant group of a new nationalist … Read more

White supremacist leader fights to stay out of prison as federal prosecutors seek emergency order

Los Angeles, California – Federal prosecutors have filed an emergency order urging the court to keep Robert Rundo, the leader of a white supremacist group, in prison following the dismissal of their case against him. The case involves Rundo’s involvement with the far-right white supremacist organization called the Rise Above Movement. Judge Cormac Carney’s decision led to the release of Rundo and two other members from federal prison, but the prosecution is aiming to reverse that outcome. Judge Carney dismissed the indictment on the grounds of selective prosecution, stating that there were individuals engaging in … Read more