Adam Kokesh has promoted a variety of causes over the past six years, including peace in Iraq and free speech. His latest effort was to demonstrate against gun laws in the District and elsewhere. A video of Kokesh apparently loading a shotgun at Freedom Plaza in violation of D.C. law on the Fourth of July led to a raid on his home July 9 and charges of possessing hallucinogenic mushrooms.
Sept. 4, 2007 Adam Kokesh is seen outside the Capitol after calling for the end of the war in Iraq. In his six years as a rabble-rouser, he has embraced positions on every side of the political spectrum. Jim Young/Reuters Buy Photo