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A gun rights supporter has been found guilty of refusing orders to leave the federal courthouse in Spokane during an armed protest in February. A gun rights supporter has been found guilty of refusing orders to leave the federal courthouse in Spokane during an armed protest in February.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A gun rights supporter has been found guilty of refusing orders to leave the federal courthouse in Spokane during an armed protest in February.
    
Anthony Bosworth will be sentenced Nov. 10 in the case, which has prompted multiple protests by gun rights activists.
    
The Spokesman-Review says Bosworth faces a maximum sentence of 30 days in prison for the misdemeanor. His attorney says he is considering an appeal.
    
U.S. Magistrate Judge John T. Rodgers in a bench trial Monday found that Bosworth violated a federal law that requires notice that the offender has run afoul of gun restrictions at federal facilities.
    
Bosworth's attorney contended that a statement made by arresting officials was not enough, that there should be signs outside the federal courthouse proclaiming a weapons ban.
    
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