Intelligencer: Lawyer says lawsuits are a scare tactic, ‘Absurd’

Posted: June 8, 2007 in CN Rail, Deseronto, Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, June 29th 2007, Land claims, Natives, Propaganda, Shawn Brant, Terrorism

Belleville Intelligencer

Suing Shawn Brant and two other protesters from April’s Deseronto-area CN rail blockade seems to be an attempt to deter other natives from taking similar action on the upcoming national day of protest, says the Toronto-area lawyer representing one of the defendants. (Edit: Duh)

The multimillion-dollar lawsuit from CN Rail, served last month on Brant, Jason Maracle and Tara Green, appears to be an attempt to “make an example of them” in light of a national day of action planned for June 29, said Howard Morton, who is representing Green in the lawsuit.

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