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Response to spike91nz (Reply #5)

Tue Jul 24, 2012, 12:57 PM

14. The SF mayor says that he wants to put "fear" into those who are stopped and those who witness it.

 

When explaining his goal, he used the word "fear" without any inhibition:

Lee said. "That's why I've been contemplating some kind of authority to put some fear into ...


According to the New York Civil Liberties Union with respect to NY stop-and-gropes,
The Departmentís own reports on its stop-and-frisk activity confirm what many people in communities of color across the city have long known: The police are stopping hundreds of thousands of law abiding New Yorkers every year, and the vast majority are black and Latino.

An analysis by the NYCLU revealed that innocent New Yorkers have been subjected to police stops and street interrogations more than 4 million times since 2002, and that black and Latino communities continue to be the overwhelming target of these tactics.
http://www.nyclu.org/issues/racial-justice/stop-and-frisk-practices

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