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Tuesday, June 23 2020
Two years ago, Whitworth University chemistry major Jessie Lewis used safety goggles in a lab to prevent anything from getting in her eyes. More recently, that same pair of goggles was used for protection against Spokane Police Department’s tear gas. According to Lewis, her attempts to dialogue with the police officers were to no avail. As she tried to speak to the men clad in riot gear, her attempt was met with a tear gas canister. When she went to throw it away from the crowd, she says officers opened fire on her. More.