Sovereign Curtis’s story involves multiple instances of peaceful civil disobedience on behalf of New Hampshire liberty activists. It begins during the Free State Project’s 2010 Liberty Forum in Nashua, New Hampshire.
During the Liberty Forum, approximately 100 activists gathered with signs in Nashua’s Railroad Square for a “420 celebration.” Some smoked cannabis openly, peacefully protesting the unjust laws that cause more than 800,000 arrests each year in the US. Passersby honked and waved.
However, the peaceful celebration was interrupted when undercover employees of the Nashua police department arrested a 17-year-old man, Lewis Labitue, one of the only black people in the crowd. Multiple video cameras captured the scene as Labitue was handcuffed and placed in the back of an unmarked police car. However, the undercover police officers were delayed in taking Louis to his awaiting cage because several brave activists stood or sat in front of police cars.
The following week, a