Police Are Road Pirates

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Quinton Thomas, victim of racial profiling by police

Quinton Thomas, victim of racial profiling by police

Lawsuit Charges 13 St. Louis Suburbs With “Extorting” Black Drivers:
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/michael-brown-shooting/lawsuit-charges-13-st-louis-suburbs-extorting-black-drivers-n625666

(Brenda Breslauer) Quinton Thomas is afraid to drive to work, to visit friends, or to the barber for a haircut. He’s afraid he’ll be pulled over and put in jail — not for some crime he’s committed but because he can’t afford to pay fines from traffic tickets issued long ago. He’s afraid he’ll be jailed because he’s driving while black in St. Louis County, Missouri.

“Traffic stops have cost me a lot of money, have cost my family money, and also have cost me time and jobs,” said Thomas, a 28-year-old construction worker.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Road pirates…

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