The 2012 omnibus spending bill released Thursday morning includes tough new language about the way American tear gas has been used against protesters in countries like Egypt and Bahrain, despite resistance from the Department of State.
Under terms laid out in the foreign operations portion of the spending bill, the State Department would have 90 days to submit a report "detailing any crowd control items, including tear gas, made available with appropriated funds or through export licenses to foreign security forces that the Secretary of State has credible information have repeatedly used excessive force to repress peaceful, lawful, and organized dissent."
Read it at The Huffington PostCongress Pushes State Department Over Misused American Tear Gas In Spending Bill
by Joshua Hersh
On domestic use against non-violent protest? Gone missing.
Don't these people realize you can't have it both ways? What don't they understand about the meaning of "hypocrisy"?