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Oakland Considers Banning "Tools of Violence" from Protests

Oakland Considers Banning
Posted July 26th, 2013 @ 8:20am

Oakland will consider banning so-called ``tools of violence'' from protests, two weeks after a waiter was struck in the face with a hammer during a demonstration against the Trayvon Martin trial outcome. The Chronicle says the City Council will vote next week on a proposal to outlaw items such as hammers, slingshots, shields and spray-paint cans from protests. Los Angeles already has such a ban.

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