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Judge Rules NYPD Spying on Muslims
Didn’t Hurt While It Was Secret

New York Magazine, by Joe Coscarelli

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/22/2014 11:07:19 AM

A federal judge in Newark has tossed a lawsuit brought by eight Muslims who claimed the NYPD´s post-9/11 surveillance of their mosques, schools, and other community locations violated their civil rights. Instead, U.S. District Judge William Martini ruled that there was no harm done until the Associated Press reported on the program (earning itself a Pulitzer Prize along the way). "The Associated Press covertly obtained the materials and published them without authorization," he wrote. "Thus the injury, if any existed, is not fairly traceable to the city." Judge Martini said the plaintifs were not targeted for their religion. "The more

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The AP doesn´t make a peep about the outrageous study proposed by the FCC but has no qualms about publishing confidential NYPD documents and articles. The comment by a U.S. soldier Farhaj Hassan who said "this just feels like a slap in the face — all because of the way I pray" shows he is more concerned with political correctness than the safety of his country. He of all people should have supported this. It´s obvious what comes first with him. The judge was appointed by George W. Bush.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: The Advocate, 2/22/2014 12:15:24 PM     (No. 9742369)

When the muslims start policing the extremists within - they can complain.
For now they are all under suspicion not for ´how they pray" but for how the ACT.
nypd would be derelict if tey didnt spy on muslims.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey, 2/22/2014 4:52:25 PM     (No. 9742606)

Ah yes, fanatic cultists, using our own laws against us, get a kick in the privates....how enjoyable.....

Need to round ALL of them up and send them back to the sand pits they came from, and they can take their ´cult´ with them.....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/23/2014 12:32:44 AM     (No. 9742898)

BTW, We were offended on 9/11.

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