Swayed by envy, 12 on jury convict Hirsch of trying to live as free man

print By David Tulis Won over by an appeal to envy, a jury convicted laborer Arthur J. Hirsch in Lawrence County, Tenn., Dec. 22 on four criminal counts — three of them regarding the right to travel, one the right to bear arms. Jurors were unanimously convinced by the arguments of state prosecutor Tammy Rettig that if they had to obtain licenses to operate a motor vehicle, register their cars with the state and be compelled to pay insurance, Mr. Hirsch could in no way be excused for not doing so. On a charge of “carrying a weapon with the … Continue reading Swayed by envy, 12 on jury convict Hirsch of trying to live as free man