National Guardsman refuses to guard nation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A team leader in California’s 49th Military Police Brigade has publicly decried the Trump administration's plan to send National Guard troops to curb border crossings and says he would refuse to guard the nation, sources confirmed today.
“When I joined the National Guard I didn’t raise my hand and swear to guard the nation,” Spc. John Ferrell told CNN's Anderson Cooper. “I am not a tool of the patriarchy and refuse to assist in stopping illegal immigration because no human is illegal."
When asked if he was planning to disobey the orders of the President, Ferrell said, “last I checked this would be disobeying Putin’s orders because the election was rigged by Russia!”
Ferrell, a student at UC-Berkeley on the GI Bill, claims that the plan to send his brigade to the border on a 29-day rotation violates the contract he signed when he enlisted in the Army 12 years ago, which said he would only have to work one weekend a month and two weeks a year.
“The only contracts the Dr…
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