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Oakland Considers Banning ‘Tools of Violence’ From Future Demonstrations

July 26, 2013 | 8:48 am

Oakland Considers Banning ‘Tools of Violence’ From Future Demonstrations

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SFGate reports that “hammers, slingshots, clubs, wrenches, spray-paint cans, shields and other potentially destructive items” would be banned from demonstrations in Oakland under a proposed ordinance that the City Council will consider next week. The City considered a similar ban in 2012 during the Occupy protests, but failed to pass it after Occupy demonstrators complained […]

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