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Occupy Wall Street sues NYC over confiscated books (titles, rape tents not mentioned)
Yahoo ^ | 5/24/12 | Joseph Ax

Posted on 05/24/2012 7:24:49 PM PDT by Libloather

Occupy Wall Street sues NYC over confiscated books
By Joseph Ax | Reuters – 9 hrs ago

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Occupy Wall Street filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against New York City, claiming authorities destroyed $47,000 worth of books, computers and other equipment confiscated from the protesters' encampment in lower Manhattan last fall.

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As part of the sweep, Occupy claims, police officers seized more than 3,000 books from the "People's Library." While some of the books were eventually returned, many were in unusable condition, while the rest were apparently destroyed, according to Occupy's lawyer, Norman Siegel.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: books; dncbrownshirts; electionviolence; freeloaders; mediabias; normansiegel; normsiegel; nyc; obamaspeople; occupy; peopleslibrary; prorape; rapetents; siegel; waronwomen
The lawsuit also questions whether the raid itself was constitutional, Siegel said.

Just wait until Commiecare™ hits.

1 posted on 05/24/2012 7:24:58 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
Can NY give back the giant bags of feces these sub-human democrats dumped all over Manhattan?

Can we pour lighter fluid on the bags and leave them flaming on the doorstep of the crooked lawyers in this case?


2 posted on 05/24/2012 7:35:22 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: FormerACLUmember
See yours - and raise ya one. No chores? Who can possibly be against that?


3 posted on 05/24/2012 7:42:45 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Remember, Charlie Manson was OWS before OWS was cool.


4 posted on 05/24/2012 7:56:54 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Libloather
As part of the sweep, Occupy claims, police officers seized more than 3,000 books from the "People's Library."

I would imagine that most of the books were in poor condition before they raided the place as they were outside for many months.

5 posted on 05/24/2012 8:37:10 PM PDT by matt04
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To: Libloather

Probably cheaper to destroy than to disinfect.


6 posted on 05/24/2012 9:26:41 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Hunton Peck

Any korans among the destroyed books?


7 posted on 05/24/2012 11:50:03 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama has cut and run from what he called "the right war".)
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