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Hanline Murder Conviction Reversed

November 20, 2014

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A California Superior Court Judge named Donald D. Coleman has overturned the 1978 murder conviction of Michael Ray Hanline after lawyers from the California Innocence Project and the Ventura County District Attorney agreed that documents that showed someone else might have committed the crime had been hidden from Hanline during his trial. Hanline (above) is […]

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Illinois Helmet Law

March 6, 2009

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Illinois is closer to having a helmet law than it has been in 40 years. Illinois enacted a motorcycle helmet law in 1967 but the law was ruled unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court in 1969 and repealed. Illinois is one of only three states, along with Iowa and New Hampshire, that have absolutely no […]

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Bikers Talk Politicians Listen

January 26, 2009

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The strongest and most effective bikers’ rights organization in the country may be the Texas Motorcycle Rights Association (TMRA.) Today, an estimated 2,000 members of the TMRA rode into Austin for what the group calls “Legislative Day.” They parked their motorcycles in one of the free bike parking only spaces on the South and West […]

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