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Judge: Wal-Mart Not At Fault for Racial Comments
NBC Philadelphia ^
| Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 | Updated 4:46 PM EST
| (Wire Reports and NBC10.com Staff)
Posted on 12/19/2013 1:03:09 AM PST by Olog-hai
A New Jersey man is trying to get a lawsuit against Wal-Mart reinstated for damages he says he suffered after a teenager hijacked a store intercom and announced that all black people must leave the store.
A federal judge in October dismissed Donnell Batties $1 million claim against Wal-Mart, saying the company should not be responsible for isolated, random events.
The teen took over the intercom and made the announcement at Wal-Marts Washington Township store in March 2010.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: lawsuit; racism; tortreform; walmart
posted on 12/19/2013 1:03:09 AM PST
"....guess Donnell has to go back to the corner and wait for the bus accident so he can climb aboard and sue for injuries"
posted on 12/19/2013 1:08:54 AM PST
(USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
So if I serendipitously attach a notice to a store’s window saying “we do not serve whites”, the store can be sued? Of course not. It’s only offensive if it says “we do not serve blacks”. That’s not racist, is it?
posted on 12/19/2013 1:36:22 AM PST
by Telepathic Intruder
(The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
It's easy to hijack the drive through window at a fast food establishment. “Welcome to McDonald's we don't have any watermelon or moon pies please drive away”.
posted on 12/19/2013 2:57:25 AM PST
by Conspiracy Guy
(Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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