“The government does not get to use its leverage to silence one side of the debate.”
Adam Purinton was arrested at an Applebee’s in Clinton, Missouri, after he allegedly told one of the staff members that he had killed two Iranian men in a bar.
Adam Purinton, the suspect in a February shooting at an Olathe, Kansas, bar, now faces federal hate crime charges, the Justice Department announced Friday. A grand jury indicted Purinton, 52, for shooting and killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla due to his race, color, religion, and national origin. He was also charged with the attempted murder of