Meals Security Information final 12 months referred to Prairie Star Nationwide Belief as a “sovereign residents” group after a courtroom used the time period within the Amos Miller case, which states that Miller has illegally offered meat with out authorities inspection.
Star Nationwide has reached out to Meals Security Information to opine that it has nothing unfavourable to say about our protection of the Miller case.
Nonetheless, the group had a lot to say about a number of the terminologies that Meals Security Information used after the group bought concerned with the Miller case. “We’re actually a ‘Regulation Advocate’ for Individuals, most likely extra vested in ‘legislation’ than most legislation corporations,” it stated in taking exception to being known as a “sovereign residents” group.
“Initially, you of all individuals ought to know that calling somebody or a bunch a ‘sovereign citizen’ is an oxymoron. Nobody will be ‘sovereign’ and a ‘citizen/Citizen’ on the identical time,” Star Nationwide stated on Meals Security Information remark line. “You don’t even should be a journalist to get it proper — all you must do is get a dictionary and LOOK UP THE DEFINITION OF THE WORDS.”
“A sovereign solutions to nobody. A citizen/Citizen solutions to somebody or one thing ALWAYS,” it continued. The Star Nationwide view is that almost all of us in the USA are company residents that should reply to the “Admiralty Courts” and our obligation is to the State. “You aren’t and can’t be a “sovereign” and an “American,” in line with Star Nationwide.
“You’re a Municipal United States ‘Company’ Citizen, a citizen/Citizen of the International (British) United States Service Company, you may solely be one or the opposite,” it provides.
Star Nationwide claims its quick involvement within the Miller case established Amos and his spouse Rachel as Individuals by delivery. It says the U.S. Division of Agriculture just isn’t the federal government, however a non-governmental group with a DUNSS quantity. It’s an company of the British Providers Company offering providers to the American individuals, in line with the group. Star Nationwide says USDA just isn’t sovereign and carries no extra authority than McDonald’s.
The USDA, since 2016, has filed civil actions to pressure Miller’s compliance with federal meat and poultry meals security legal guidelines and laws. Miller and his Miller’s Natural Farm had been discovered distributing meat and poultry that was not USDA inspected. The newest civil motion to deliver him into compliance dates again to 2019.
Miller is from Fowl-In-Hand, PA. All of the litigation has been in U.S. District Court docket for Jap Pennsylvania. Star Nationwide views the District Court docket as “not a part of an company of the USA of America.” However as a substitute as a “overseas company” performing by America’s courtroom system.
The District Court docket within the Star Nationwide view is nothing greater than a non-governmental group and so they cite the very actual, however very difficult Clearfield Doctrine as their supply, which the Supreme Court docket determined in 1943. It issues when authorities entities operate as companies and lose their sovereign standing after which have to be ruled as a mere company entity
Star Nationwide sees Miller Natural Farm LLC as the one reliable defendant within the present civil motion. “Amos Clean Miller just isn’t an organization; he’s an ‘American’ and NOT A U.S. CITIZEN, not a citizen of the USA authorities,” it says.
It says Miller doesn’t have a contract with the Court docket or USDA. Star Nationwide doesn’t acknowledge any computerized jurisdiction by the District Court docket. Relying on the result of the Miller case, Star Nationwide nonetheless might “problem the jurisdiction of the Court docket.” It has requested USDA to provide its contract with the USA of America.
A few 12 months in the past, Miller needed to fireplace his Dallas legal professional Steven LaFuente and herald Prairie Star Nationwide. Non-attorneys will not be allowed to symbolize others in Federal Court docket and Star Nationwide was not allowed into the case. And LaFuente was not dismissed as Miller’s counsel till late in 2022 when legal professional Robert E. Barnes Esq. of Los Angeles took over.
As 2023 opened, Barnes has had his consumer on a compliance observe not seen since proper earlier than Miller first tried to fireplace LaFuente. If Miller follows by, he’ll keep away from civil imprisonment and scale back fines now pegged at $300,000.
However the U.S. District Court docket for Jap Pennsylvania at Easton earlier than federal Choose Edward G. Smith has outlined what Miller must do. It’s discovered within the “second consent decree” filed by Barnes, and authorities attorneys.
It’s an alternative choice to implement the Court docket’s everlasting injunction in opposition to Miller and Miller’s Natural Farm. That first injunction prohibits violations of the federal Meat and Poultry Acts and was entered on April 26, 2020
The brand new Court docket paperwork now name for Miller to pay $30,000 into the Court docket’s registry inside 10 days after the “Second Consent Decree” was signed. It says:
“This sum can be used to reimburse: a) Mr. Lapsley’s charges and bills thus far; b) the U.S. Marshall’s Service’s charges/bills for accompanying Mr. Lapsley on his March 17, 2022 farm website go to; and c) Mr. Lapsley’s ongoing charges and bills in reporting on compliance with sure phrases of this Second Consent Decree and the Second Contempt Sanctions Order.”
Lapsley is an agriculture skilled the Court docket has assigned to the case.
One other $55,065 Miller owes USDA’s Meals Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) for the company investigative work have to be paid in two installments. The primary $27,543 is due Jan. 15, 2023; and the second cost of $27,543 have to be turned in on the U.S. Lawyer’s workplace by April 15, 2023.
There are additionally some non-monetary particulars that Miller must comply with.
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