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  •  Instructed the management they were in violation (4+ / 0-)

    of the federal civil rights law. Any cop worth a piss should know in general that refusing service based on "race, color, religion, or national origin" is a violation of a long standing federal law. Claiming "fear" for no sound reason is not an exception granted by that law.

    Perhaps Department of Justice needs to take this department into an agreement as it has other forces pretending or claiming ignorance of civil rights law.

    Basic elements of the settlement are similar to plans adopted in 2000 and 1999 by the police in Montgomery County, Maryland, and the New Jersey State Police in agreements with the U. S. Department of Justice to curb racial profiling there.
    (From ACLU of MD and Civil Rights Groups Decry Further Stalling on Landmark Racial Profiling Settlement)

    The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and those are ignorance, superstition, and incompetence. [Elbert Hubbard]

    by pelagicray on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 06:24:21 PM PST

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