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Rev. Jesse Jackson Gets Trespassing Charges Dropped


This week, the Rev. Jesse Jackson has one less thing to worry about in his life.  The city of Freeport, Illinois has realized that maybe prosecuting a storied civil rights leader for a minor offense might not be such a good idea.   Trespassing charges have been dropped against Jackson and 13 others in relation to a protest that took place in the city about jobs being lost to foreign workers.

The Journal-Standard is reporting that the alleged trespassing took place during a rally against the decision by Sensata Technologies to ship its job overseas.

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