Supporters Pray in SD for Release of Activist

Nov 6, 2010 Full story: KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Dozens of supporters of American Indian activist and convicted murder Leonard Peltier are again calling for his release.

Full Story
Oglala Commemoration Com

Wentzville, MO

#1 Nov 8, 2010
Join us in a day of remembrance, every June 26th in Oglala, South Dakota
www.oglalacommemoration.com for more infomation.
Never Guilty

Kyle, SD

#2 Nov 25, 2010
It’s amazing that no one is ever guilty in the eyes of some.
The evidence points directly to Peltier.

Much of the case for freeing him is built on very shaky ground. The films and books about the issue propagates a grand conspiracy theory without factual basis. The average person had no way of knowing when truth was stretched to fit theory. To some this is just one of the innumerable government conspiracies constantly happening all around us.

It also don’t help when outside media, book writers and TV films gin up the facts and ignore the evidence. Peltiers appeals fail because of failed arguments and made up positions by his defense.

On June 26, 1975, two FBI agents in separate cars, were following at a distance a vehicle they thought was owned by a suspect named Jimmy Eagle, when it pulled off a lonely country road and stopped.
“They're getting out of the vehicle,” FBI agent Williams cautioned over the radio. A moment later, Williams's voice became urgent:“It looks like these guys are going to shoot at us!” And they did just that. The two FBI cars took some 125 hits from high-powered rifles at a distance of roughly 250 yards. The agents, armed only with service revolvers, fired five futile shots in return. Both were quickly hit and wounded. As they lay helpless behind their cars, one or more of the gunmen approached. In a vain attempt to forestall the inevitable, agent Williams raised his hand to the barrel of an AR-15 now less than two feet from his face.
Indifferent to his plea, the gunman let it rip. The shot blew off Williams’s fingers before lodging in his face, killing him instantly. The gunman then put the semiconscious Coler out of his misery with shots to the head and throat and fled the scene.

Someone killed/murdered the two FBI Agents. There were people present at the AIM camp that were eye witnesses but no one has ever pointed out anyone else as the killer of the two agents. Of course the stories keep changing but in a manner to free the guilty but never to produce someone else as the guilty party.
Leonard Peltier says he knows but won't tell. Other AIM members say they know but will not tell. So let the man to whom the evidence points serve the time for the crime.

Fact is there is a couple of men that should also be in jail are walking around free.
Fred

Monroe, SD

#3 Feb 4, 2012
More
Just Me

Rapid City, SD

#4 Feb 5, 2012
I'm not saying he's guilty or innocent but I don't see that he has been treated fairly or lawfully. There is evidence of witness tampering, false testimony, and hidden evidence. This case is circumstantial at best. When one is convicted of murder, it must be beyond reasonable doubt. There is reasonable doubt here so his convistion is bogus. By the way, why were the FBI looking for a boot thief in an unmarked car, wearing plain clothes on private land? Seems fishy to me.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Rapid City Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Beer distributor Eagle Sales Must Lose Suite Pr... Sat Not surprised 3
No More Public Funding Of The Arena Jan 30 Now Is The Time 1
Racists Are Dumb Jan 29 The Truth 1
Letter: Stop Keystone pipeline (Mar '14) Jan 25 Mike Jablonski 6
Racism still exists in Rapid City despite effor... (May '09) Dec '14 arb 35
Debate: Marijuana - Rapid City, SD (Aug '10) Dec '14 randy29 43
Rapid City police seek tips on attempted casino... Dec '14 randy 1
Rapid City Dating
Find my Match
More from around the web

Rapid City People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]

NFL Latest News

Updated 3:16 am PST

NBC Sports 3:16AM
Report: Broncos reach out to Wade Phillips with defensive coordinator needed
NBC Sports 4:09 AM
Bears add two more assistants
Bleacher Report 5:47 AM
Dez Must Top Vikings' FA Wish List
Bleacher Report 6:03 AM
Is Balance of Power Shifting in AFC West?
Bleacher Report 7:42 AM
Kubiak the Right Coach, with or Without Peyton