A large group of unemployed marched on a Red Cross commissary to request a larger ration of flour. After locating the chairman and being answered with a firm and final refusal, a large part of the group went into a private store and carried off groceries without paying for them. At the trial the appellants offered to prove conditions of poverty and want among the unemployed of that county on and prior to the date of the raid, for the purpose of showing a purpose and justification for the raid. Held, such evidence was correctly excluded. State v. Moe, (Wash. 1933) 24 Pac. (2d) 638.
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