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Sun Jun 16, 2013, 09:36 AM

61. So she opposes the work of the Southern Poverty Law Center as well?

A federal judge has denied a request by the Birmingham Police Department in Alabama to dismiss a lawsuit the Southern Poverty Law Center filed against the department for its brutal use of pepper spray against the cityís public school students.

The judge also denied an assistant high school principalís request to be dropped as a defendant in the lawsuit. The order means the police department and the assistant principal will face a federal civil trial for the use of pepper spray and excessive force against Birmingham students.
http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/news/judge-orders-birmingham-ala-pd-to-face-trial-in-splc-lawsuit-over-pepper-spraying-#.Ub28ypxv3To

Not sure why using a citizens right to recourse in the courts bothers you or 'her'. Why does it? Litigation is a very important tool of liberation. Does 'she' have any reasons why she thinks the police should be free from all litigation?
I think of the arrests and beatings and harassment endured by early AIDS activists and this woman claiming they did not exist, obviously she skipped that entire movement, as did you apparently. To claim those things did not happen is a shame and a lie. Yes, lie.
Your character is 'in her 80s'? How nice for her. Many of the bravest activists I knew never saw 40. Those are the people your character sneers at and claims have bad motives. They were fighting for their lives, and for the lives of those coming after. To dismiss their work is simply the action of a small and bitter mind.

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