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Fri Jan 30, 2015, 10:54 AM Jan 2015

WATCH: Cop Pepper-Sprays Teacher Who Was Talking On A Cell Phone [View all]

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Source: TPM Livewire

A Seattle teacher is suing the city after a police officer allegedly pepper-sprayed him while he was walking by and talking to his mother on the phone, KOMO reported on Thursday.

Teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian said he was leaving a peaceful Martin Luther King Jr. Day protest on Jan. 19 when he was pepper-sprayed by a police officer who screamed for passersby to "get back."

Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/jesse-hagopian-seattle-police-pepper-spray

Wow! Somebody needs to be in restraints. But wait! I forgot! The officer obviously felt threatened and reacted in self-defense. OK, now I feel better. Don't you?
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