Security Guards Assault Innocent Vet at the VA—and Claim Immunity

An outrageous decision from the 5th Circuit threatens his rights—and those of everyone in three states

What should have been a routine dental appointment at his local VA took a frightening turn for 70-year-old Jose Oliva when security guards tackled him and threw him to the ground, injuring and humiliating him. When he sought to hold them accountable for their outrageous behavior, he found that the law protected those who abused their power—not him. In this episode, we dig into his story and what it means for millions of Americans.

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