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Georgia's Habersham County Board of Commissioners refuse to pay medical bills after their SWAT team shot a flash grenade into a 19-month-old boy's crib, critically injuring him. The toddler was in the hospital for weeks. To make matters whose, this took place during a drug raid that was conducted in the wrong house!
The grenades were developed for combat use and are meant to temporarily blind and deafen anyone nearby.
"I heard my baby wailing and asked one of the officers to let me hold him," the boy's mother, Alecia Phonesavanh, told Salon. "He screamed at me to sit down and shut up and blocked my view, so I couldn;' see my son. I could see a singed crib, and I could see a pool of blood."
IF YOU ARE TIRED OF THE POLICE TREATING AMERICANS LIKE ENEMY COMBATANTS, you should sign this petition. Demand Habersham County pay for the boy's medical bills!
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