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Only a few hundreds protesters took to the streets of Pittsburgh to mark the opening day of the G20 summit of world leaders, but the police were taking no chances.
Sonic weapons or long-range acoustic devices have been used by the US military overseas, notably against Somali pirates and Iraqi insurgents.
But US security forces turned the piercing sound on their own citizens yesterday to widespread outrage.
It is feared the sounds emitted are loud enough to
Originally posted by barrelmaker
Before you say they have no legal reason to be there, you might want to check and see if they are actually US Army (or Marines, or whatever. Federal troops), rather than National Guard. I can't watch Youtube at work so I couldn't tell you either way right now. But NG can be used for law enforcement in most states at the discretion of the state's govenor.
Either way recommending people to assault troops is a bad idea. It won't help your cause at all, may get people killed, and could possible land you in jail for inciting violence. (It also may be against ATS T&C...)
East County Magazine broke a story yesterday that is now starting to get Nationwide attention, and might have a significant effect on the upcoming San Diego County Sheriff's race in 2010, if not sooner.
Originally posted by star in a jar
A RPG will take care of one of these sonic trucks... no problem...
Easier said than done This is in the US, not Gaza
This likely was an test... Problem is, with every protest people become more prepared...
Look for more protestors to use ear protection next time, however they will probably start using microwave weapons on protesters the next time.
Originally posted by Clearskies
reply to post by ProtoplasmicTraveler
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