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Old 11-26-2018, 03:07 AM
Evil Economist is offline
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Originally Posted by Little Nemo View Post
What law is that?

I've used tear gas against people. I'm pretty sure I wasn't committing a war crime.
Article I (5) of the convention: "Each State Party undertakes not to use riot control agents as a method of warfare." Article II (9) (d) of the convention: "Law enforcement including domestic riot control purposes ...[is]... not prohibited under this convention."
According to the Anti-Defamation League, "In 2018, domestic extremists killed at least 50 people in the US, a sharp increase from the 37 extremist-related murders documented in 2017....every single extremist killing from Pittsburgh to Parkland had a link to right-wing extremism."