Man who wore horns in Capitol riot now in Virginia prison after organic food demand

WASHINGTON — A man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns was moved to a jail in Virginia on Thursday after a federal judge ordered authorities to provide him with organic food while he’s in custody.

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Jacob Chansley was transferred to the Alexandria Detention Center after his attorney argued that his client had gone nine days without eating because organic food wasn’t served at the jail in Washington. A judge ordered corrections officials to provide the special diet.

Chansley lost 20 pounds since being transferred from Arizona to Washington last week, his attorney, Albert Watkins, told the judge. Chansley, who calls himself the “QAnon Shaman,” considers eating organic food to be part of his “shamanic belief system and way of life,” the lawyer said. 

On Thursday,

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‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley granted organic food in jail after Capitol riot

PHOENIX, Arizona — A judge on Wednesday ordered corrections authorities to provide organic food to an Arizona man accused of participating in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns.

The order came after a lawyer for defendant Jacob Chansley complained that his client had gone the past nine days without eating because organic food isn’t served at the Washington jail where he’s housed.

Chansley has lost 20 pounds since being transferred from Arizona to Washington last week, said his attorney, Albert Watkins. Chansley, who calls himself the “QAnon Shaman,” considers eating organic food to be part of his “shamanic belief system and way of life,” the lawyer said.

Three weeks ago, when he was jailed in Arizona on charges stemming from the Jan. 6. riot, Chansley went days without eating because the detention facility there didn’t offer organic food.

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Horned man charged in Capitol riot moved from DC to Va. jail after organic food demand

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns was moved to a jail in Virginia on Thursday after a federal judge ordered authorities to provide him with organic food while he’s in custody.



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Jacob Chansley was transferred to the Alexandria Detention Center after his attorney argued that his client had gone nine days without eating because organic food wasn’t served at the jail in Washington. A judge ordered corrections officials to provide the special diet.

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Chansley lost 20 pounds since being transferred from Arizona to Washington last week, his attorney, Albert Watkins, told the judge. Chansley, who calls himself the “QAnon Shaman,” considers eating organic food to be part of his “shamanic

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‘QAnon Shaman’ from Capitol riot hasn’t eaten in a week due to lack of organic food in jail, lawyer says

The man seen at the Capitol riot last month wearing face paint and a fur hat with horns hasn’t eaten anything in over a week because of the lack of organic food in the Washington, D.C., jail where he’s being held, his lawyer said Wednesday.



'QAnon Shaman' from Capitol riot hasn't eaten in a week due to lack of organic food in jail, lawyer says


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‘QAnon Shaman’ from Capitol riot hasn’t eaten in a week due to lack of organic food in jail, lawyer says

An attorney for Jacob Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli and the “QAnon Shaman,” filed an emergency motion in federal court asking a judge to order that he either be released or be given sustenance that conforms with his dietary needs.

According to the filing, Chansley practices shamanism, which forbids him from consuming non-organic food, and in the past week has lost 20 pounds while in jail.

“Based on Mr. Jacob Chansley’s shamanic belief system and way of life, non-organic

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