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Excessive Force? Dozens of Cops Dispatched to Shutdown ‘Illegal’ Lemonade Stand

Do you suffer from Empirus Americanitus? The symptoms consist of a puffed out chest, lowered IQ, desire for violence, and a tendency to engage in and maintain illogical processes of thought. If you have three or more of these symptoms you should seek out a library straightaway. Immediately cease all …

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22 Year Old With Down Syndrome Beaten By The Police For ‘Bulge In Pants’ That Was Only A Colostomy Bag

Gilberto Powell, 22, was says that he was being followed by officers in a police cruiser when he was stopped near Southwest 111th Place and Southwest 138th Street around 9:30 p.m. According to the police report, officers noticed a “bulge” in Powell’s waist and when they tried to pat him down, …

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Partnership between Facebook and police could make planning protests impossible

RT.com   A partnership between police departments and social media sites discussed at a convention in Philadelphia this week could allow law enforcement to keep anything deemed criminal off the Internet—and even stop people from organizing protests. A high-ranking official from the Chicago Police Department told attendees at a law …

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