It is challenging to pinpoint when the encounters turned so private amongst marijuana legalization advocates and U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, the Republican from Baltimore County.
It could have been in April 2018, when former Washington head shop owner Adam Eidinger rented a brick rowhouse in the congressman’s district in Salisbury so he could vote against Harris and organize other people to do the exact same.
Or in October, when activist Rachel Donlan alleged that Harris slammed a door on her leg for the duration of a protest that ended with Donlan and an additional demonstrator lying down in the hall outdoors his Washington workplace and smoking marijuana. Harris disputed her account and stated his wrist was bruised when the protesters “sought to forcibly enter the workplace.”
5 months later, Salisbury University student and “ marijuana justice” advocate Jake Burdett pleaded guilty to illegal wiretapping just after