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Occupier: Pepper Spray Made Me Miscarry

Seattle 19-year-old says she was 3 months pregnant during protest

(Newser) - An Occupy Seattle protester claims she had a miscarriage after being beaten and pepper-sprayed by police. Homeless 19-year-old Jennifer Fox tells the Seattle Stranger that she was three months pregnant when she took a face-full of pepper spray during a protest, and that police also kicked her in the stomach... More »

Pepper-Spraying NYC Cop Hit With Earlier Lawsuit

Deputy inspector is named in suit linked to RNC protests

(Newser) - Friend-of-protesters-everywhere Anonymous has posted the ID and personal information of a controversial pepper-spraying New York cop . The info comes just as it emerges that the officer is already the target of a lawsuit linked to another protest. Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna recently whipped out the spray to suddenly spritz full... More »

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