The Siege of
Shirley Ann Allen
at Roby, Illinois
Col. (Dr) Byron T. Weeks
The siege and violation of the human rights of Shirley Ann Allen came about simply because her brother, who had previously beaten her up, claimed that she needed a Mental Health evaluation. The judge ordered a psychiatric examination and police have tried to take her involuntarily through force of arms and through the connivance of a group of relatives who claim she is mentally ill. Shirley Ann Allen evidently claimed that someone was "directing RADAR waves" at her. This may not be as irrational as it sounds in view of the reported use of Extra-Low-Frequency (ELF) electromagnetic waves attuned to human brain waves that can induce visual and auditory hallucinations. (See "Microwave Voice Transmission Directly Into The Brain" -ed)
When the sheriffs deputies came to take her and she refused to go, tear gas was fired through the windows at her. She fired back with a shotgun blast over their heads. No one was injured. The State Police were called and the siege was begun. At one point, a police dog was sent in after her, and it came yelping back out with a bullet hole through its muzzle.
What we are seeing here is an unwarranted attack by State Police forces against a citizen with an exemplary record, who has never committed a crime against society
In this scenario, Shirley Ann, a middle-aged widow, was deprived by the police of water, use of plumbing, food, lighting, heat, and the right to a clean environment, free of disease and with proper sewage disposal. Such deprivation constituted a serious threat to her health which was not justified by law, since Shirley Allen had not been adjudged a criminal, had not been diagnosed by competent psychiatric authority as insane. She was not a demonstrable threat to her neighbors and is almost universally respected as an upstanding citizen.
The Fourth, Fifth and Thirteenth Amendments to the Constitution forbid deprival of liberty without due process of law. It has never been demonstrated that prior to the arrival of the police Shirley had ever committed a crime, and she had never been shown to be a danger to herself or others. So what were we witnessing here? This was another act of tyranny perpetrated against an innocent citizen, much like that which occurred at Waco and Ruby Ridge, and what British troops subjected the citizens of the American colonies to prior to 1775 and similar to the events that started the War of the American Revolution. What happende to Shirley Ann Allen was an overt and unlawful act of tyranny against an American citizen in defiance of the US Constitution.
This act would not be possible were it not at least tacitly sanctioned by State authority. This situation is a grave concern to all Americans, especially in light of the atrocities at Waco and Ruby Ridge. The Governor refused to defuse this situation in accordance with Constitutional law or as the protector of the sovereign rights of the people of the State of Illinois.
The siege lasted for six weeks, and ended when, after no water or food for three days, Shirley came out of her house to the front porch where a State Trooper fired hard rubber bullets at her and knocked her unconscious. She was then carried to an ambulance and taken to a psychiatric hospital, all without due process of law. SHE WAS NEVER PROVIDED WITH AN ATTORNEY PRIOR TO COMMITTMENT, AND WAS NOT GRANTED A HEARING TO PRESENT HER SIDE.
Americans have stood by and seen this courageous woman tyrannized, and then subjected to being possibly injured or killed as she was forced out of her home. Back in the days when gender roles were better defined, rather than the wimpish unisex picture that has been brainwashed into us today, and in the absence of appropriate action by the Governor, the men of 1776 would have volunteered in force to go to that small country field in Illinois and, if necessary, would have trained their weapons upon those responsible for this act of war and ordered them to cease and desist. It is called negotiating from strength.
These men, carefully selected as sober, even-tempered, and determined to serve the cause of liberty, would have rushed to defend not only the rights of this lady, but also the right of all Americans to live in freedom without the harassment of foreign troops, or FEMA-trained, jack-booted thugs calling themselves "police."
The flames of Liberty are banked now, and the coals glow dimly in the ashes of this once glorious republic. But, I would suspect that, sooner than some of us think, this Spirit of Freedom will once again arouse from slumber and will rise in fury like a pillar of fire that is fed by an unquenchable flame.
Fellow Americans, we cannot--we must not-- let freedom die as a way of life for our children and grandchildren. Is this the time when we stand up for liberty?
In the words of the great patriot, Sam Adams: "If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget ye were our countrymen."
Byron T. Weeks
MD Colonel USAF, MC,
Retired Reserve

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