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NYPD Handcuffs, Interrogates 7-Year-Old Over $5

After a 7-year-old boy was accused of taking a $5 bill off the ground in a scuffle with classmates, New York police allegedly interrogated, handcuffed and hassled him at a police station for hours before releasing him to his mother, who is now suing the city.   Overreaction to Playground Scuffle Wilson Reyes, a third-grade student in a Bronx public school, got caught up on Dec. 4 in a playground scuffle with two other boys over the money. Although another …

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Posted 5 years ago in Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
9/11 Cost You Your Civil Rights

Eleven years ago today airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania in one of the darkest days in our nation’s history. Nearly 3,000 Americans died that September morning, killed by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists who hijacked the planes as part of a global jihad against the United States and Western culture. The consequences of the attack and our response to it still linger to this day, from our heightened national security state, to two …

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