Berkeley bans tear gas, police use of pepper spray during demonstrations

Posted by on June 12, 2020 2:50 pm
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The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday to ban tear gas for good, and stop police from using pepper spray and smoke during protests unfolding during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. The “era of militarism is over” and “the stakes are our freedom,” councilmember Ben Bartlett said, as Berkeleyside reported. The council made its…