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Re: "Junk E-Mail"
[email protected] (Anonymous) said:
A> Sten wrote:
>> They (as in, the government) has used the RICO laws against Operation
>> Rescue, an anti-abortion/pro-life (pick your term) group for
>> protesting/picketing abortion clinics and doctors who perform
A> And for successfully encouraging the murder of doctors.
Sorry, but the RICO case had nothing to do with any of the
murders. And if you're gonna go after OR&company for encouraging the
murder of doctors, I hope you're also going after certain rappers for
encouraging the murder of police.
>> If they had prosecuted under statutes which applied to everyone, I
>> wouldn't have had a problem, but they are going after OR and similar
>> organizations for using tactics similar to those used by civil rights
>> protesters in the 60s.
A> Who were systematically arrested, beaten, teargassed,
A> wiretapped, and even occasionally shot at. I *know*--I got firehosed,
A> beaten, arrested, and wiretapped for what I did. That's why I'm a
A> Cypherpunk now. OR has received far better treatment than the civil
A> rights protesters ever did--or did I miss the news items reporting
A> that Terry Randall and Ralph Reed had been assassinated, and that
A> their lieutenants had been bumped off in black-bag jobs, and that
A> their colleagues were chained down to chairs *in court*?
And the treatment you received then was wrong. Does that make
admittedly less violent treatment of OR&company right? At risk of your
calling it a 'nursery rhyme', or something similarly trivializing, two
wrongs don't make a right.
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