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US Attorney General Holder has found himself to be the target of accusations of not having done a very good job upholding the law. This is not surprising with it appearing every US Attorney General throughout American history having come under fire for being no better than the criminals they prosecute. Holder has cancelled a graduation speech amid protests regarding his conduct in office reported Fox News on April 25, 2014.

After crowds of Oklahomans protested his planned appearance Attorney General Holder cancelled a speech to a graduating class of police cadets in Oklahoma City on Thursday. The organizers of the protest said Holder's scheduled speech to the law enforcement graduates was inappropriate because he has failed to uphold the law himself. The prevailing feeling among protestors has been that the US government and Holder have been working against the citizens instead of on behalf of the citizens.

Specifically it has been alleged that Holder has shown contempt for the law when it comes to illegal immigration, the "Fast and Furious" gun running scandal, and the Second Amendment. Holder was held in contempt of Congress in 2012 by the U.S. House of Representatives on the grounds that he was impeding investigations into "Fast and Furious". Holder blamed the last-minute cancellation on a scheduling issue.

It has been confirmed that Holder cancelled an appearance in Oklahoma amid angry protests reports The Washington Times. A Justice Department spokesman has denied that the speech was cancelled because of the possibility of a hostile reception. Meanwhile it is said several conservative lawmakers who planned the protest believe that Mr. Holder should be impeached. Sadly, it really does generally appear the US Department of Justice has been working aggressively against the best interests of many decent citizens of the United States instead of on their behalf.

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