Honorable Mayor Will Sessoms Taking liquor licences or try this
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#1 Mar 29, 2013
not enough room for full story
Village Cleared for Not Serving Hells Angels
By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN
CHICAGO (CN)- Two Hells Angels bikers cannot contest an unofficial ban against them from bars and restaurants in a small Illinois village, a federal judge ruled.
Gary Kohlman and Allen Roberts, who belong to the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, claimed that the mayor of Midlothian, a small village 25 miles south of Chicago, and its police chief, ordered local restaurants and bars to refuse them service because of their Hells Angels' membership and because they wear the gang's insignia and logos.
Federal and state law enforcement classify Hells Angels one of four outlaw motorcycle gangs in the United States, calling the club a conduit for criminal activity.
Midlothian Police Chief Vince Schavone felt the same way, and the officials together claimed that 20 years of bomb threats and police harassment from the Hells Angels left them with a "guarded view" of it and other motorcycle clubs that congregate in Midlothian, including the Axemen and the Tunnel Rats.
U.S. District Judge Blanche Manning framed the policy in question as follows: "Although it is not mandated by a Village ordinance, a number of bars in Midlothian prohibit patrons from displaying motorcycle club colors. These so-called 'no-colors' policies are presumably employed to reduce the potential for conflict between members of rival clubs."
"On the other hand, some Midlothian bars and clubs welcome bikers wearing their colors," she added. "For example, Jack's Place has no dress code and has never turned away a customer wearing motorcycle club colors."
But Kohlman and Roberts claimed the village is stamping out these bars with a vengeance. For example, Schavone threatened Jon Plowman, a co-owner of O'Leary's Pub, with revocation of his liquor license unless he banned "colors" in O'Leary's, they argue.
In his deposition, Plowman recalled Schavone's ominous words:
"This is not baseball," Schavone allegedly said. "You do not get three strikes. This will be your only warning. Get rid of the Hells Angels or I will get rid of you."
The bikers argued that this latent policy infringed Hells Angels' rights to equal protection, free speech and free assembly.
Although the court found that the plaintiffs had proved the state-action requirement for a constitutional civil rights case, it rejected all of their constitutional claims, beginning with the alleged denial of equal protection.
"Members of a motorcycle club do not belong to a protected class [such as a race or religion]," Manning wrote. As such, Kohlmann could prevail only by proving that "the state treated him differently than other similarly situated individuals and [...] there [was] no rational basis for the different treatment."
But "the plaintiffs fail to [demonstrate] that specific similarly situated individuals" - namely, members of other motorcycle clubs - "were treated differently," the ruling states.
Kohlman and Roberts' First Amendment claims suffered similar fates.
The First Amendment protects only "expressive conduct" that conveys a "particularized message [that] would be understood by those who viewed it," Manning explained.
But at his deposition, Roberts said he would not "expect anyone who is not a member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club to know what message [his insignia were] sending."
Because of this lack of expressive aims, the Hells Angels are not, as an organization, protected by the Free Assembly clause.
When Papa T's bar in Midlothian denied service to Kohlman and
The judge declined to assess whether Hells Angels is a club or a gang, noting that "there is no constitutional right to 'social association.'"
"The court appreciates that the plaintiffs are dissatisfied with the defendants' negative views of the Hells Angels," Manning wrote. "Nevertheless, the evidence identified by the plaintiffs is insufficient to create a triable issue of fact."
#2 Mar 30, 2013
Looks like you let this get out of control Mayor Now the Road reaper sex offender support club for the USA hells angelswho are known for decades of horrible crimes against women and children all across the USA and Voting registered sex offenders as the USA hells angel leaders and voting child porn creeps as USA hells angels think they own Virginia because people like you are scared of a court Challenge .
Lets put the local women and children at risk of crimes being attacked But don't worry Mayor you won't hear about it.
Your new sex offenders have a support Network to intimidate women and children.
Silence does not mean a horrible crime is not being committed it just means you and your local police are scared of a legal challenge so your not looking under all the beds or in every closet.
GET These road Reaper sex offender support freaks out of the Cioty place them in jail for what reason you can think of .
Lets Vote some Laws in about freaks gathering to support a gang with known registered sex offenders and child porn creep as the leaders .
#3 Mar 30, 2013
You can put one USA hells angels in a group of coward USA bikers next thing you know you have a whole group of men with good jobs very well respected in the community with loving families swearing that their USA hells angels are the nicest people in the world.YET the punks were scared to do a back ground check and find out that their special angel is a registered sex offender or their special angel hangs out with registered sex offenders.
Since Real Bikers are few and Brave bikers are rare, THE bikers who have just started riding within the last 10 years are more of a follower just looking to get along and they end up going along like scared bitchs in which ever direction they are pushed the hardest.
HOW THE hell did the USA hells angels Flock that is always in the news for crimes against women and children.
with decades of Leaders and members involved in crimes against women and children become the choice of HOLLYWOOD>?
PLEASE politicians How on GODS earth did you guys in power allow that?
Don't you think the men in Hollywood who are paying to be with old USA hells angels should be investigated? The USA hells angels Child porn transporting Collecting child porn collecting convict is probably the most supported freak ever in the USA hells angels.
What does Hollywood want with flock members from a flock who VOTE REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS INTO The LEADERSHIP of the USA hells angels ?
#4 Mar 30, 2013
getting rich off of attracting freaks to the local strip mall . when money mattered more then decency.
Ruined life's of children by the innocent bars and restaurants that attract registered sex offender motorcycle club members and local cowards or sex offenders who support them.
You may as well be the pimps of those those abused children because you are or will be making money from the same kind of freak who is or will be abusing them.
Let that sing in or live in denial
#5 Mar 30, 2013
Sessoms is a money grabbing a-hole
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