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April 4, 2012

What Earns You Extra Attention When You’re Not First School in Your State To Pepper Spray?

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We expected some students, but we didn’t expect that big of a crowd with such enthusiasm.

What earns you extra attention when a fellow institution of higher learning in your state has already been made a stinging world-wide example of by pepper-spraying its students?

How about when you pepper spray children and congressional candidates?

(photo 1: Michael Yanow / Getty Images caption: Two women treat a child suffering from the effect of pepper spray outside the SMC Board of Trustees meeting on April 3, 2012 in Santa Monica, California.photo 2: Courtesy David Steinman/AP caption: In this photo provided by David Steinman, 33rd district congressional candidate David Steinman wipes his face after being sprayed with pepper spray during a protest on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Santa Monica, Calif. Campus police pepper-sprayed as many as 30 demonstrators after Santa Monica College students angry over a plan to offer high-priced courses tried to push their way into a trustees meeting Tuesday evening, authorities said.)

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