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Our stance on physical violence

Posted by Coordinator on January 15, 2005 at 00:03:59

In Reply to: Re: the is such a crock of BS - here's my take posted by Jack on January 14, 2005 at 23:45:17:

Jack I'm angry at Peter & Mari & the Family's tyranny too, but I disagree with your statement that *anyone who has ever joined The Family out of your own free will should at least receive a mild to savage beating.*

I know you're only letting off steam & I understand your anger but as coordinators our stance is, as we state above, "We ... do not condone or believe in the use of violence to bring about justice." This includes physical harm of any kind. I realize I'm only quoting part of your statement and that you go on to qualify yourself, but I wanted to take the opportunity to reiterate our stance to remove any possibility of ambiguity.

Let the police investigation take its course. Let's do all we can to help get out the truth & to help justice happen. Let's do what we can to make it happen this time.