Defiant and Armed: Idaho Man Rejects U.S. Laws in Radical TrendBy ABC NEWS, COEUR D'ALENE
Jan. 11, 2013
Germany: Migrants Gang-Rape 14yo Girl, Throw Her Out in the Cold - Show Up to Court 'Grinning'
MSNBC Asks Black Man to Watch Hillary Clinton Clip, Shows Him Fried Chicken Commercial Instead
Barbra Streisand Says She'll Move to an Even Whiter Country if Trump Wins
New Britain: 1 in 20 Adults Have Reading Level of a 5-Yr-Old
France: Couple Order Pizza With Ham, Get Assaulted by Muslim Drug Dealers
It was 8:20 a.m. on a Monday at the county courthouse in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho.
Robert Peterson, then 21, was trying to bring his video camera into the courtroom where he was contesting a minor traffic ticket. When the bailiff told him he couldn't bring his camera inside, Peterson told him to step aside and let him through. When the argument escalated, the bailiff used a stun gun on him. Peterson kept the camera rolling and later posted the incident on YouTube.
Peterson, now 22, said being hit by a stun gun was a small price to pay for his belief that the United States government has no authority over him.
"I'm out to abolish it because there is no salvaging at this point," he said.
It is a belief his mother, Tina Busby, worries could get her son killed.
"My fear is that it's going to end with him getting shot," she said. "That's my ultimate what I think is going to happen."