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Stores agree to ‘Customers’ Bill of
Rights’ after ‘shop and frisk’ fiasco

New York Post, by Amber Sutherland & Bruce Golding

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/9/2013 4:06:12 PM

Many of the city’s major clothing stores tried to defuse the “shop and frisk” scandal on Monday by agreeing to an anti-profiling policy demanded by civil-rights activists led by the Rev. Al Sharpton. Barneys, Macy’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and the Gap are among the retailers that promised to post and abide by a “Customers’ Bill of Rights” in the wake of allegations that some black shoppers were targeted for questioning by cops after purchasing pricey items. The move followed a sluggish start to the Christmas shopping season, which is unusually short this year due to late date

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I guess there´s a "Bill of Rights" for some and not for others. Sharpton is a menace to society and those people at those stores are spineless. What are they going to do when they lose millions of dollars because of shoplifting??

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: strike3, 12/9/2013 4:28:56 PM     (No. 9647051)

Naturally, the activity that caused this policy to be initiated in the first place is not a part of the equation. Honest shoppers are expected to suck it up and pay more to cover the shoplifters - much like we do for them in all other areas of life.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 12/9/2013 5:03:47 PM     (No. 9647092)

Will the Revrun Al allow the stores to name and publish the pictures of all shoplifters when they are caught, including pictures of the perps? It´s freedom of speech, right?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/9/2013 5:15:34 PM     (No. 9647106)

This is the retail equivalent of Holder dropping the case against the NBP for voter intimidation. Blacks have been given free reign to steal at will and to play the race card if caught. Look for all of the listed stores to go out of business in the near future.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/9/2013 5:19:36 PM     (No. 9647111)

Sometimes "profiling" equates to common sense. In a cowardly way these stores are giving a lot of people a free pass to rip them off. From now any employee who values his or her job will ignore what their senses tell them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: provide, 12/9/2013 6:46:43 PM     (No. 9647214)

Calling all flash mobs.

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