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Boston Marathon bomber sued for $ 250,000, alleging jail guards took off his hat and headband

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has reportedly sued the federal government for $ 250,000 for treatment in a Colorado prison where he is currently serving a life sentence.

The lawsuit alleges, in part, explicitly that prison guards removed his hat and headscarf while restricting the use of showers, which Tsarnaev claims, which adds to his fear.

The Boston Herald reports that Tsarnaev "explicitly cites the confiscation of his white baseball cap and headscarf, which he bought from the prison superintendent and can no longer shower."

The report notes that Tsarnaev claims "the harsh treatment made his life in the prison H Unit so anxious that it contributed to his" mental and physical decline "."

Poor guy.

The 27-year-old is demanding $ 250,000 in damages from a maximum security prison in Colorado.

He claims his baseball cap and headscarf were confiscated by prison guards "for wearing" disregarding "the FBI and the victims of the attack." Http://t.co/LOkiZDMD98

– Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 9, 2021

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan set fire to homemade pressure cooker bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring over 260.

They later shot and killed Sean A. Collier of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Department six times.

Tamerlane was killed in a police shootout three days later after the bombing, while Dzhokhar was captured the following day after a massive manhunt.

Tsarnaev has been called a "white hat" by law enforcement agencies because he was caught with a back cap on a security video during the terrorist attack.

The lawsuit alleges that the guards removed his hat "because by wearing it I" disregarded "the FBI and the victims of the bombing.

FLASHBACK: Should convicted terrorists like the Boston Marathon Bomber, people on death row, and people convicted of sexual assault be able to vote out of prison?

Kamala Harris: "I think we should have this conversation." #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/BCSJg9zUhd

– Trump War Room (@TrumpWarRoom) June 28, 2019

Kamala Harris says we should consider allowing the Boston Marathon Bomber to vote

Tsarnaev was convicted of his crimes and initially sentenced to death.

The death sentence was overturned last July after a three-judge panel ruled that the trial judge “missed out” when reviewing the jury for possible prejudice.

This decision has been appealed to the US Supreme Court.

The Democrats have gone so far to the left that their actual proposals now include granting full voting rights to terrorists in prison like the Boston Marathon Bomber, while removing the rights of law-abiding citizens under the 1st and 2nd amendments. pic.twitter.com/xs2YlFFCVs

– Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) April 24, 2019

Kamala Harris, who will be officially sworn in as Vice President of the United States in a few days, said during the primaries she was open to the idea of ​​having the Boston Marathon bomber voted.

The comment came as a result of socialist Bernie Sanders, who "offered a comprehensive defense against the election of criminals during their incarceration without protecting himself from the convicted Islamist terror bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev".

At CNN's fourth town hall in the Democratic primary, host Don Lemon Harris asked, “People convicted in prison, like the Boston Marathon Bomber, on death row, people convicted of sexual assault should be able to vote? "

"I think we should have this conversation," Harris replied.

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