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knitter4democracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-12-07 02:02 PM
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33. I'm sure we would.
Medical costs can skyrocket quickly. If he needs any help at all, I would hope the OP would let us know.
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  -I met a victim of a hate crime last night. I want to know how to help. lazyriver  Dec-12-07 10:30 AM   #0 
  - I'm the wrong person to ask because I might just help him break some laws. -n/t  porphyrian   Dec-12-07 10:36 AM   #1 
  - I've never considered doing so before, but hearing his story  lazyriver   Dec-12-07 10:49 AM   #8 
  - "putting myself where I think he is "  shireen   Dec-12-07 11:24 AM   #22 
  - I'm with you.  LeftCoast   Dec-12-07 10:53 AM   #9 
  - Like fire-bomb the fucking place....  gilpo   Dec-12-07 11:00 AM   #13 
  - He is quite right about speaking to the :"authorities"  PDJane   Dec-12-07 10:37 AM   #2 
  - I don't condemn all cops but I live in a very small town and  lazyriver   Dec-12-07 10:46 AM   #5 
  - How horrible.  cat_girl25   Dec-12-07 10:40 AM   #3 
  - I am thinking about that. This place is mentioned in the  lazyriver   Dec-12-07 10:43 AM   #4 
  - NEVER go the cops about something like this. They will cover for their own.  T Wolf   Dec-12-07 10:48 AM   #6 
  - There are other ways and other agencies to send to  Cleita   Dec-12-07 11:01 AM   #14 
  - Yes, I filed a complaint against a 'private club' with our state's ABC. I read the ABC's  sinkingfeeling   Dec-12-07 11:32 AM   #26 
  - Agree 100%  eridani   Dec-13-07 01:38 AM   #49 
  - I hate to say it but  pearl   Dec-12-07 10:48 AM   #7 
  - I would report them to the state Alcohol and Beverage Control  Cleita   Dec-12-07 10:55 AM   #10 
  - That's a very good idea.  knitter4democracy   Dec-12-07 11:08 AM   #16 
  - I like that idea. Sort of the Al Capone gambit.  progressoid   Dec-12-07 11:21 AM   #21 
     - Most of these agencies are undermanned so they don't  Cleita   Dec-12-07 11:28 AM   #24 
  - The victim needs to file the report.  aikoaiko   Dec-12-07 10:55 AM   #11 
  - The Woolworth's lunch counter treatment  izquierdista   Dec-12-07 10:56 AM   #12 
  - That's how our local group of queens handled a homophobic Cracker Barrel  kgfnally   Dec-12-07 02:32 PM   #34 
     - Don't stereotype now...  izquierdista   Dec-12-07 02:49 PM   #35 
  - That's just screwed up  YOY   Dec-12-07 11:02 AM   #15 
  - Just sick. Doing that is just sick.  knitter4democracy   Dec-12-07 11:10 AM   #17 
  - if he needs further medical treatment, I'll contribute too. I'm sure other DUers would as well. nt  shireen   Dec-12-07 11:13 AM   #20 
     - I'm sure we would.  knitter4democracy   Dec-12-07 02:02 PM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-07 11:10 AM   #18 
  - if cops were involved in that beating, they must not get away with it  shireen   Dec-12-07 11:11 AM   #19 
  - I like this idea best (n/t)  Triana   Dec-12-07 12:12 PM   #30 
  - Do some research to find a group in your area that supports diversity, supports  IndyOp   Dec-12-07 11:25 AM   #23 
  - A lot of the college campuses have resources like these. I would get in touch with one of them and  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-12-07 11:50 AM   #27 
  - This just makes me so sad  BanzaiBonnie   Dec-12-07 11:29 AM   #25 
  - This is awful! Have you tried checking UMaine's website to see if they have  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-12-07 11:53 AM   #28 
  - Thanks to everybody for the ideas.  lazyriver   Dec-12-07 12:11 PM   #29 
  - take a printout of this thread to him  shireen   Dec-12-07 01:14 PM   #31 
     - I certainly will.  lazyriver   Dec-12-07 01:27 PM   #32 
        - then please add some good wishes from me, too  kas125   Dec-12-07 04:57 PM   #36 
  - Lambda Legal Defense >  Stephanie   Dec-12-07 05:09 PM   #37 
  - 1) Don't go into enemy territory looking for a fight.  BurningDog   Dec-12-07 06:35 PM   #38 
  - Gosh, I guess I shouldn't go anywhere. Any advice for me? People yell DYKE at my home.  readmoreoften   Dec-12-07 07:08 PM   #43 
  - Yes, dear, stay in your ghetto  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Dec-12-07 07:57 PM   #44 
  - Thats completely different than seeking out trouble.  BurningDog   Dec-12-07 10:02 PM   #47 
     - No. Can't go the legal route for harrassment. And Pink Pistols is too far away.  readmoreoften   Dec-13-07 05:26 AM   #50 
     - As I mentioned in my reply to your other post, I visited the  lazyriver   Dec-13-07 07:57 AM   #52 
  - Wise words. After further thought I arrived at the same conclusion.  lazyriver   Dec-13-07 07:18 AM   #51 
  - I didn't know it was possible to curb stomp someone without killing them  rockymountaindem   Dec-12-07 06:40 PM   #39 
  - you can do it knock out teeth. /nt  readmoreoften   Dec-12-07 06:47 PM   #40 
  - Reading this stuff makes my blood boil  dsc   Dec-12-07 06:50 PM   #41 
  - I would try to do something in general and not focus your energy on this one guy.  readmoreoften   Dec-12-07 07:00 PM   #42 
  - I really  JustAnotherGen   Dec-12-07 08:00 PM   #45 
  - Thank you for wanting to help  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Dec-12-07 08:24 PM   #46 
  - I'd want to retaliate in kind by "visiting" the bar with friends. n/t  madeline_con   Dec-12-07 10:07 PM   #48 

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