Court decision renews focus on Black Panther voter intimidation

Jim Kouri
Law Enforcement Examiner

In the wake of a recent federal court ruling that casts doubt on the accuracy of sworn testimony provided by Justice Department officials regarding the decision to abandon its voter intimidation lawsuit against the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense (NBPP), Examiner’s Joe Newby reported on Wednesday that a disturbing video reveals alleged Panther leader Samir Shabazz saying “that blacks will have to kill white babies seconds after they’re born, while suggesting [the] bombing of nurseries.”

A Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group is questioning the testimony of Attorney General Eric Holder regarding the Black Panther intimidation case and the group, Judicial Watch, insists that the case must be investigated by a special prosecutor…

…“It is becoming increasingly clear that the leadership of the Justice Department, including Attorney General Holder, has a problem with truth. There needs to be an independent investigation into whether Holder and Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez committed perjury in testifying under oath about the Black Panther controversy. We are pleased that a court has already seen through the false narrative presented to it by the Justice Department. We can’t have our nation’s top law enforcement officers playing fast and loose with the truth,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

“This Judicial Watch report [should be] on the front page of every newspaper and the lead story on every TV and radio newscast,” former police detective and military intelligence officer Mike Snopes told the Law Enforcement Examiner.

“This report reveals that the U.S. Justice Department under [Attorney General] Holder is out of control harassing state legislatures and law enforcement officials while turning a blind eye towards voter intimidation. They are playing race politics of the worse kind — institutionalized racism,” Snopes said.

Read the entire article at the Law Enforcement Examiner.

Update:  At Breitbart’s Big Government Tom Fitton wrote, Did Holder Lie Under Oath About Black Panther Scandal?

Sam Hirsch and Thomas Perelli – are by no means low-level “career attorneys” as Eric Holder suggested.

Regarding the Attorney General’s personal knowledge of the NBPP decision, Judicial Watch previously obtained two e-mail reports sent by former Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Loretta King to Holder…

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