1996-12-14 - Re: [No joke] The Feds may legally gas us

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From: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
To: The Deviant <deviant@pooh-corner.com>
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Message ID: <32B2E9A0.4592@gte.net>
Reply To: <Pine.LNX.3.95.961214151929.5039A-100000@random.sp.org>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-14 17:56:44 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 14 Dec 1996 09:56:44 -0800 (PST)

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From: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 1996 09:56:44 -0800 (PST)
To: The Deviant <deviant@pooh-corner.com>
Subject: Re: [No joke] The Feds may legally gas us
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The Deviant wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Lucky Green wrote:
> > Folks,
> > Did you know that the Feds may legally test chemical and biological weapons
> > on the civilian population as long as they give 30 days advance notice to
> > the local bigwigs (so they can get themselves and their families out of the
> > danger zone)?
> > This is not a joke. It is in the United States Code.

> No, they can't.  Development, testing, and use of Biological weapons is
> banned by the Geneva conventions (among others).  International treaty
> outweighs USC.

They can't, but they do. The gas used at Waco was banned internationally,
but Janet Reno justified it, and she just got rehired.