Farmer vs Township Over 1st Amendment Rights

Gaines Charter Township is located in Kent County, Michigan, about 13 miles due south Grand Rapids.  Covering 36 square miles, the township has 3 unincorporated communities and around 25,000 people.  A considerable portion of the township is composed of farms and small cattle ranches. Vern Verduin has a 40 acre cattle ranch in Gaines Township and he’s never been any trouble to anyone until recently.  Vern doesn’t like the way the country is being run.  He sees the Obama administration Read more […]