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Suppressing First Amendment Rights at Our Nation's Laboratories: Police Action Against Students at the University of California

Christina Gagnier | Posted 01.19.2012 | College
Christina Gagnier

Universities are supposed to be laboratories in and of themselves, allowing students to explore their education and interests. This can include becoming passionate about issues and exercising one's First Amendment rights as an expression of such.

Jason Cherkis

WATCH: UC Davis Police Pepper-Spray Students | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, a group of University of California, Davis students, part of the Occupy Wall Street movement on campus, became the latest vic...

Pepper-Spray Cop Is Punished, Sort Of

Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

The NYPD officer caught using pepper-spray on two female Occupy Wall Street protestors in September has been transferred to work in Staten Island. ...

Occupy Colorado Movement Growing Exponentially

Brandi Williams and Nick Snoux | Posted 10.25.2011 | Denver
Brandi Williams and Nick Snoux

The backlash created by Governor Hickenlooper and Mayor Hancock's responses to the protest has merely served to fuel the hunger of the Colorado population to right the injustices these occupations believe to be so wrong.


Shan Wells | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


D.C. Protests: Reports Of Pepper-Spray Incident At Air And Space Museum

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to dispatches on Twitter, security officials at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum used pepper spray on "Stop the...

Jason Cherkis

Video Appears To Show NYPD Officer Striking Occupy Wall Street Activists With Baton | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

Just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, reportedly at the corner of Broadway and Wall Street, a New York Police Department officer appeared to turn on a throng ...

NYPD Officer Arrested After Pepper-Spraying Bar Patron

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

An NYPD officer was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly assaulting a bar patron with pepper-spray in July 2008. According to authorities, Admir...

Alexander Eichler

Despite Weather And Police Clashes, 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Are Settling In | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The members of Occupy Wall Street are not allowed to use megaphones, so they've adopted a low-tech workaround. At their twice-daily gen...

WATCH: Second Video Of NYPD Officer Using Pepper Spray

Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

Things just keep getting worse for NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, as a second video of the officer using pepper-spray on protestors has surfac...

Protest Pepper-Spray Cop Had Previous Complaints Against Him

Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

A New York City police officer apparently shown pepper-spraying a demonstrator at the Occupy Wall Street protests on Saturday (see video below) was al...

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Dig In As Tensions Rise With NYPD

Posted 11.26.2011 | New York

Chelsea Elliott, 25, a freelance digital imager who lives in Greenpoint, was one of the girls captured on film being penned and pepper-sprayed by the ...

WATCH: Muni Fight Ends In Pepper Spray And Perplexing Nudity (NSFW)

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.19.2011 | San Francisco

Any time a veteran San Francisco Muni rider hops onto a city bus, in the back of their mind they're always kind of expecting something ridiculous to h...

Dog The Bounty Hunter In Trouble With Sheriff?

AP/Huffington Post | AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado (AP) -- Surveillance videos in the Grand Junction, Colorado, lobby of the sheriff's department show people having coughing fi...

Grand Junction Police Under Investigation for Misusing Pepper Spray

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper on Wednesday said two officers received reprimands following an internal investigation focusing on misuse of p...

World In Photos, June 24, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Government report links extreme weather to global warming, traffic pollution to childhood allergies, Denver Police stockpiling pepper weapons and Rumsfeld got torture advice from Army psychologists.