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Officials sued for pepper spraying protestors (access required)

Where a man and woman attending a protest alleged that the Fredericksburg city manager and chief of police directed officers to spray the protestors with pepper spray, after declaring the protest was an unlawful assembly, their First Amendment retaliation and Fourth Amendment excessive force claims survived the motion to dismiss.  Background Marc and Jacqueline Stout sue Fredericksburg ...