Henry David Thoreau said: "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Choose to change that ratio. If you agree that the initiation of force is not acceptable, work to erode the bad ideas that legitimize police institutions, which exist per the claim that those who wear badges have a "legal" right to extort.

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Increasingly, the news reports incidents of severe abuse of youth by adults. For instance, a 9-year-old was tasered for refusing to take a bath a few years ago. About 2 and a half years ago,...

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The Best Way to Teach Kids About Police?

February 24, 2012 | 77 Comments

This post was originally published at Technically, That’s Illegal. My recent career as a mother has really changed my opinions about a lot of things.  I am determined not to raise my kids in a...

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The Twin Rivers Police Officers Association, which is a California school police officers union, has sparked public outrage for creating and selling a t-shirt depicting a child behind bars with the slogan “U Raise ‘em,...

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7-Year-Old Child Strangled by Cop

March 24, 2011 | 9 Comments

Police officer Scott Oglesby choked a 7 year old special needs child having a seizure and is now on the State Central Register of “indicated” child abusers. According to the article Allison said her son, who...

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