City Council votes to allow pepper spray against protestors
Watch Sunsara Taylor of RefuseFascism.org expose the Berkeley City Council Tuesday afternoon for collaborating with fascism in the name of free speech. Amidst cries of “shame,” the City Council outrageously voted to authorize Berkeley police to use pepper spray—a chemical weapon—against protesters for “crowd control,” despite a 1997 Berkeley law banning it.
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Sunsara called on people to join them at Thursday’s Speak Out: Against White Supremacy, Misogyny & Fascism, 6pm on Sproul Plaza in protest of fascist Ben Shapiro’s speech at UC Berkeley. (Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/ events/131743294116559/?ti=icl )