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Forum Post: Police Pepper Spray Peaceful California Students

Posted 8 years ago on Nov. 19, 2011, 3:12 p.m. EST by FamilyFoodGardens (240)
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Police Pepper Spray Peaceful California Students, Sitting down peacefully. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBH6WVqPRzk Original video before RT edit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AdDLhPwpp4



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[-] 3 points by Newyorkerno1 (9) 8 years ago

This is fascism.  I'm previous troll. But now I'm doing everything I can to help the occupy movement get their message across. Enough is enough.

[-] 1 points by looselyhuman (3117) 8 years ago

Welcome. :o)

[-] 1 points by FamilyFoodGardens (240) 8 years ago

There is a longer video where the police back away from the crowd who are chanting. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmJmmnMkuEM&feature=player_embedded

[-] 1 points by Sinaminn (104) from Sarasota, FL 8 years ago

One of the worst examples of abusing power that I've ever seen. He looks like he is casually spraying ants. I encourage everyone involved to email the U.C. Chancellor Linda Katehi and demand swift action or the tender of her resignation.


[-] 1 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 8 years ago

Where were they sitting?

[-] 0 points by nucleus (3291) 8 years ago

Nobody can watch this and not feel sympathy for peaceful students being violently abused.

"Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man." -- Mohandas Gandhi

[-] -2 points by offmybrain (23) 8 years ago

If they had moved like the police asked they would not have been sprayed

[-] 1 points by FamilyFoodGardens (240) 8 years ago

Are you trying to justify assault? Assaulting people who are sitting on the ground. Wtf.

[-] -2 points by AuditElmerFudd (259) 8 years ago

C'mon, who doesn't love a little pepper on their salad?