RNC 8 invites everyone to free dinner on Tuesday evening

RNC 8 invites everyone to free dinner on Tuesday evening
Photo courtesy RNC 8

A judge ruled last week that the RNC 8, charged with "conspiracy to riot," will receive a single joint trial. They're so happy about that, they want you to come to dinner on Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at the Walker Church 3104 16th Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The meal is free.

The dinner is actually a monthly event, but it's being held as a Harvest Feast for December. All eight of those scheduled to stand trial will be on hand: Monica Bicking, Eryn Trimmer, Luce Guillen Givins, Erik Oseland, Nathanael Secor, Robert Czernik, Garrett Fitzgerald and Max Spector.

The RNC 8 were detained in "preemptive raids" carried out the weekend before the Republican National Convention in 2008. Among witnesses that attorneys representing the RNC 8 plan to question Ramsey County Bob Fletcher as to the clandestine infiltration/spy program authorities used to amass evidence against the peace activists.

A March start-date for their trial seems likely.

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