Insane Clown Posse is suing the FBI over the organization’s classification of Juggalos as a gang. Gawker is reporting that on August 24, ICP’s legal team filed a Freedom Of Information Act request seeking the FBI’s justification for singling out Juggalos, a designation that happened last October. There’s been no response to their request, so on Tuesday, the band’s lawyers filed suit against the FBI in U.S. District Court in Michigan “for failure to produce any documentary evidence in support of the FBI’s classification of the group’s fan base.” Or, basically: hatin’ on ‘los, yo.
The legal team also expects to file more suits on behalf of Juggalos who feel they’ve been treated unfairly by law enforcement. To date, thousands of Juggalos have filled out the questionnaire on Juggalos Fight Back, a website set up by ICP for fans to report “negative consequences” they’ve experienced at the hands of “law enforcement, border patrol, airline security, or other local, state, or federal governmental agency or employee.”
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