"Congress shall make no law respecting ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press..." -First Amendment of the united States Constitution
Journalist Gary Hunt has been arrested and is currently being held in Sacramento, California. He is facing extradition to Portland, Oregon, though at the time of his arrest there was no agreement to extradite him. He is facing charges of contempt of the judge in the Oregon Malheur Refuge case that involved the Bundy family and others last year.
Hunt operates Outpost-of-Freedom and had posted several articles, including information regarding informants at the refuge. He was arrested on Thursday by a court order from Judge Anna Brown because he did not appear in her court to explain why he should not be held in contempt for not removing the information of the informants in the case.
According to the court's order, Judge Brown stated:
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