Cop Watch

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Police Shoot Pepper Balls at Oregon Demonstrators

On the evening of October 14, demonstrators gathered in Jacksonville, Oregon, where President Bush was eating dinner.

"I was on the front line facing the cops," he says. "They were saying, 'Move back.' They had their batons in front of their bodies and started marching on us. I got struck with a baton, which was more like a black painted axe handle. It struck me in the ribs and the biceps."