During the summer of 2020, when left-wing domestic terrorists were burning down major American cities, the most progressive Democrats helped pay bail for suspected criminals. Kamala Harris was one of those Democrats.
A left-wing bail group, which helps pay bail for accused criminal suspects and that was promoted by Vice President Kamala Harris, helped free a man now accused of second-degree murder in St. Paul, Minnesota.
In June 2020, amid violent riots spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement, Harris urged Americans to donate money to the Minnesota Freedom Fund to help bail out rioters from jail.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) June 1, 2020
The Freedom Fund backed by Harris helped free repeat felon Shawn Michael Tillman after he was arrested for indecent exposure in late April.
Since then, Tillman has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. According to police, Tillman shot and killed 37-year-old Demitri G. Ellis-Strong at a downtown St. Paul train station. Tillman remains in Ramsey County Jail on a $2 million bail.
Freedom Fund officials, regardless, are defending their release of Tillman.
“Mr. Tillman’s bail was $2,000 – a small amount compared to our average bail request of more than $58,000 and well under our daily bail cap,” an official said.
Tillman had an extensive criminal record before the shooting, including facing multiple indecent exposure charges, assault, and unlawful possession of a firearm.
The case is the second time a suspect, freed from jail by the Harris-backed Freedom Fund, has been accused of murder following his release.
The 49-year-old George Howard was bailed out of jail to the sum of $11,500 by the Freedom Fund after having been arrested for domestic assault charges. Weeks later, Howard allegedly shot and killed 38-year-old Luis Damian Martinez Ortiz in a road rage incident.
The Harris-backed Freedom Fund has also helped free from jail:
- A series of suspects accused of domestic abuse
- A man accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl
- A man accused of assaulting and burglarizing a 71-year-old woman
- A man accused of stomping on his victims while robbing them
- A woman accused of stabbing her aunt with a knife
- A man accused of sexually assaulting his 16-year-old niece
- A man accused of molesting his 15-year-old daughter
Now could you imagine if Donald Trump or any other Republican established a bail fund for J6 protestors?
Author: Asa McCue