Kellyanne Conway Cops Investigating Screaming Match ... Between Her and Claudia


Kellyanne Conway got a knock on her door after getting into a social-media-documented screaming match with her daughter, Claudia, and the people on the other side of the door were cops.

Kellyanne's 16-year-old daughter posted a TikTok video showing police speaking with her mom. KC told the cops Claudia was going through a tough time and even mentions they're going to family therapy.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... this was a welfare check. Someone called police after seeing a video that Claudia secretly recorded and posted, showing her mom screaming and swearing at her.

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Our law enforcement sources say the matter is still under investigation. In fact, Kellyanne mentions an earlier police visit on November 2, which -- not coincidentally -- was the day before the Presidential election. As you know, Claudia detests Trump and is livid her mom has been a tireless supporter of the ex-Prez.

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In one of the videos, Claudia insisted she was not looking for attention but rather "looking for safety." She has accused her mom of being "physically, mentally and emotionally abusive."

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The family has been in chaos for a while. Kellyanne's husband is an ardent Trump critic, so home life is anything but peaceful.

We reached out to Kellyanne ... no word back so far.

Shaq Hired By GA Sheriff's Office The Big Community Relations Director

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The Big Aristotle is now The Big Community Relations Director ... Shaquille O'Neal has been hired for the role by a sheriff's office in Georgia!!

A rep for the Henry County Sheriff's Office confirmed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Thursday that the NBA legend will be starting the job ASAP.

Goal #1 for the former L.A. Lakers superstar, according to Sheriff’s spokesperson Eric Jackson? Have Shaq help bring the community closer.

"As a part of Sheriff [Reginald] Scandrett’s strategic plan, bridging the gap between the community and law enforcement is paramount,” Jackson told the AJC.

“Coupled with Dr. O’Neal’s philanthropy, Scandrett and Shaq have a specific plan to begin uniting the Henry County community.”

Cool gig for Shaq ... but of course, it shouldn't surprise anybody at all that he landed the role.

You'll recall, The Big Diesel has always had an affinity for law enforcement ... and has even been sworn in as a deputy or officer at several police agencies across the country through the years.

In fact, Shaq had once said it was his goal to ultimately be the Henry County Sheriff himself!!

The sheriff's office is holding a news conference to go more in-depth on Shaq's role in the department on Friday afternoon.

President Joe Biden Addressing His Staff ... Respect One Another, Or You're Fired!!!


3:50 PM PT -- Biden's laying down the law right off the bat with his team at The White House ... letting them know he won't hesitate to fire any one of them if he catches them disrespecting or talking down to a colleague.

The new Prez was swearing in his political appointees when he dropped the hammer and threw some shade at the previous administration at the same time ... saying people getting treated with "decency and dignity" has been missing the past 4 years.

It's kind of ironic ... Biden's threatening to use Trump's old catchphrase -- You're fired! -- if his staff acts in a way he's suggesting is Trump-like.

2:19 PM PT -- President Biden is now at The White House for the first time since taking office, and he shared a hug with his wife, Jill, before walking in with his family.


Biden was accompanied by Vice President Harris and her husband, Doug, and the new Prez is getting to work right away in the Oval Office ... by taking 17 executive actions aimed at addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, and reversing some of Trump's signature policies.

Biden also addressed the note his predecessor left behind for him, calling it "very generous" but saying he's going to keep it private for now.

The Bidens' arrival at their new home was around 4 PM in D.C. as the "Parade Across America" virtual inaugural celebration was going off ... hosted by Tony Goldwyn from "Scandal" and featuring appearances by Jon Stewart and the New Radicals. It closed with an awesome "Dance Across America" montage after honoring many of the country's everyday heroes.

9:16 AM PT -- Joe Biden just delivered his Inauguration speech as the 46th President, and it was all about America's resilience and the need to unite under a new chapter in the country.

Biden laid out the challenges facing the U.S. at large -- including perhaps the most pressing being the pandemic, for which he led a moment of silence and a prayer -- and vowed that his whole soul was in the cause of moving us forward together, to get past the ugliness that's been exposed among so many of us of late.


Biden says we must meet this moment as the UNITED States of America -- adding that America has never failed in that regard. He urged us to start fresh, to listen to one another ... and to respect one another. He also said this ... not every disagreement has to result in war.

He had very telling line at one point, saying ... "We'll lead not merely by the example of our power, but by the power of our example" as he was addressing foreign nations looking to see what the U.S. would do next.

The speech was both realistic, yet hopeful ... and definitely a change of pace from what we've experienced of late. After Joe's remarks, Garth Brooks performed "Amazing Grace," capping off an inauguration that went as well as one could hope.

8:53 AM PT -- Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have officially been sworn in as the 46th President and Vice President of United States, taking their oaths of office from two Supreme Court Justices ... Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Sonia Sotomayor, respectively.


Prior to Vice President Harris taking her oath, Lady Gaga came out and sang the National Anthem in a very unique outfit -- complete with what appeared to be a golden dove broach. After her, Jennifer Lopez came out to sing "America the Beautiful" ahead of Biden's swearing-in ... and both performances went off without a hitch.

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J Lo said a part of the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish, to rousing applause.

It's been a looooong journey, but Joe Biden's big day is finally here -- he'll be sworn in as 46th President of the United States in an inauguration ceremony unlike any other in American history ... and you can watch it live right here.

The President-elect and Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris, are set to be sworn in Wednesday in D.C. shortly after noon, and then Biden will deliver his first presidential address to the nation.

Along the way during the "America United"-themed Inauguration Day, many of the normal ceremonial displays, tributes to the troops, A-list performances and former presidents will be featured, but otherwise ... it will be far from normal.

That's because COVID-19 continues to ravage the country, and because 2 weeks ago ... pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol and wreaked havoc in a coup attempt that resulted in multiple deaths.

For a combination of those reasons, Biden's inauguration will not draw a large crowd -- in fact, his team hopes it's the smallest ever, with folks opting to watch at home -- nor will it be followed up by a series of inauguration balls.

Instead, there will be a heavy police and security presence ... as the threat of more violence continues to loom large following the Capitol riots.

And, of course, Biden's inauguration will be different due to the fact for the first time since Andrew Johnson left office in 1869 ... the outgoing President, Donald Trump, is choosing to skip it. VP Mike Pence will attend, along with past presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton and their former first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton.

If all goes well though, the only other big news of the day will be the performances of Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Bruce Springsteen and Garth Brooks, a virtual parade ... and the inauguration television special called "Celebrating America" hosted by Tom Hanks.

Hopefully, America gets that lucky.

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Deion Sanders Beloved Boombox Returned ... 'God Is Good'

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Prime has been reunited with his beloved boombox ... after a city-wide search for the prized possession.

There was a handwritten note alongside the returned keepsake ... which read, "Man they wild. They say they didn't know but I ain't trippin over no bread."

"Just please bring back hope 2 Jackson ... a winning season would be great."

Sanders thanks the city of Jackson for coming together to find the boombox ... saying, "I love y’all and y’all proved me right. I bet on y’all and y’all came thru. I love all y’all and especially the HOOD!"


Deion Sanders says a priceless boombox was stolen from his truck early Monday morning ... and now, he's offering a reward with the hopes of getting the piece back.

Prime -- who's now the head football coach at Jackson State -- says at 5:37 AM, a white suburban pulled up to his car at a hotel in Jackson, Miss. and broke into his black, Ford F350.

Deion says the scumbag smashed out his window ... and took a boombox that was VERY valuable to him.

"I'm a little disturbed," Deion said in a video message this week. "Because the boombox has a sentimental value."

Sanders added, "Somebody that's very special and dear to me gave me that as a birthday gift. And I want that back."


Deion says he's now offering an unspecified reward for the music-playing device ... explaining he doesn't care about the damage to his truck or anything else.

"Please, find my boombox," Deion said. "Streets, please, find my boombox."

We reached out to the Jackson Police Dept. over the incident ... and a spokesperson tells us they're on the hunt for the suspect, adding the white suburban is a "suspect vehicle that we've been looking for a while now."

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Capitol Rioter to Capitol PD Where the hell's your backup?!? 'They're Out for Blood!!!'

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Not every Trumper at the U.S. Capitol was down with the siege ... or at least so it appears based on this one MAGA cap-wearing man's convo with Capitol Police in the middle of the riot.

Check out this clip that just surfaced from Jan. 6, when the guy approached a group of Capitol Police officers who were standing off to the side ... while the mob stormed into the building.

The man's words here are telling ... he asks why the cops are letting this happen, and why they haven't called for backup -- noting this is the U.S. FREAKIN' CAPITOL THAT'S BEING INVADED, and that these people storming it are "out for blood."

Anyway, the officers didn't seem to respond at all, and the man continued his diatribe ... telling them that if no extra help was on the way, it means they don't care about what's happening to the Capitol.

The whole thing is pretty ironic -- a clear Trump supporter right in the thick of the action denouncing the act of breaching the premises. Now, we have no idea what his motives were here, or if he was genuinely separating himself from the illegal activity.

We'll say this ... he does seem to rejoin the mob as the video ends, but we have no way of knowing if he actually went inside the Capitol.

As we first reported, the FBI is investigating a possible Capitol inside job that allowed the siege to take place. And, of course, the Capitol Police Chief resigned too ... not to mention multiple suspensions and firings that have taken place since.

Capitol Police Many Cops Scared, Angry Dept. Hasn't Given Clear Policy on Deadly Force


As Joe Biden's inauguration looms -- and as many expect civil unrest -- a number of the Capitol Police's rank and file fear they won't be supported by leadership if they have to use deadly force to protect themselves.

Capitol Police sources tell TMZ ... there's been a lot of chatter lately about officers tasked with guarding the Capitol come Wednesday and whether they're allowed to use deadly force if push comes to shove ... and if so, will they be backed by the Department?


Our sources say the issue came up at a roll call meeting last week, where one USCP officer asked his sergeants in the room, if they find themselves in a life or death situation -- like several cops did on Jan. 6 -- can they do whatever it takes to save their own lives, including the use of deadly force?

And, just as important ... would USCP brass have their backs in the aftermath? We're told the answer they got was NOT reassuring -- more of a wishy-washy response that catered more to optics and the need to accommodate peaceful protesters. In other words, the answer they got was vague and, many say, unhelpful.

There've been several suspensions, firings and resignations from the fallout Jan. 6. Some of the rank and file feel they've been made scapegoats ... and much of the discipline was unfair. All of this, we're told, has negatively affected morale.

It's not lost on the officers that they lost one of their own during the insurrection -- Brian Sicknick, who suffered a fatal injury. And, they heard the story of the officer who was dragged down Capitol steps and beaten. These cops want a clear policy on the right to use lethal force.


The clock is running out, and many of the officers are worried, scared and confused.

Patrick Warren Shooting Death Son Had No Idea Armed Cop Would Come ... And Shoot His Dad Dead


The son of Patrick Warren -- the man with mental health issues who was shot and killed by a cop this month -- says he felt betrayed when the officer arrived, because he didn't want an armed police officer dealing with his dad.

Patrick Jr. appeared on "TMZ Live" Monday ... where he talked about the horror of watching his father die in front of the entire family.


As we reported, the family called 911 the day before Patrick Warren was gunned down. A mental health resource officer came out and talked to the man, who was outside praising God and would not come inside the house. The officer sat on the sofa, reasoned with Patrick and they then walked calmly to a car where the officer took the man to a hospital to get checked out. It was peaceful and successful.


Patrick Jr. says the next day they had a similar problem and he called the mental health unit again, expecting a mental health officer would return. Instead, Patrick Jr. says he saw an armed cop with a gun, who almost immediately escalated the situation.

Patrick Jr. says his dad was not violent either day, and he pleaded with the cop not to use his gun.

Sadly, Patrick Jr. says he has a little brother who also has special needs, but now he's afraid to call anyone for help.

He and his lawyer, Lee Merritt, want the cop who shot Patrick Sr. dead fired, arrested and charged.

2021 Inauguration Smoke Seen Near the Capitol ... Rehearsal Hits Pause to Evacuate

Staging preparations for Joe Biden's inauguration were interrupted Monday morning when smoke billowed up nearby ... prompting a lockdown of Capitol Hill.

As multiple groups were meeting to practice for the festivities on Wednesday, smoke was seen rising up behind the Capitol Building ... forcing an evacuation.

According to reports ... Capitol Hill staffers received a message warning of an "external security threat" prior to the dress rehearsal for the inauguration.

Everyone was ordered back inside and instructed to stay away from windows and doors and seek cover if outside.

The good news -- the D.C. Fire Dept. located the fire and put it out ... and nobody was hurt. Our sources say the fire was started at a homeless encampment and is no longer viewed as any sort of threat.

Of course, there is a very strong security presence everywhere in the area -- bolstered by some 20,000 National Guard troops -- and the brief evacuation is a sign of the high alert that remains since the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

Seems all is well now though ... check out the U.S. Marine Band earlier today warming up its horn section.

Inauguration Day Police Bracing for Worst Across U.S. ... From Trump Tower to L.A. Zoo


State capitols aren't the only landmarks authorities fear might become potential targets for violence in the wake of Joe Biden's inauguration ... we're told law enforcement will pay special attention to other landmarks around the U.S.

In New York, we're told there will be heightened security at Trump Tower and other locations linked to the outgoing President ... with additional officers patrolling City Hall in the days leading up to the inauguration. We're told there are no specific threats targeting these buildings, but the NYPD and other agencies aren't taking any chances.

Our sources say in L.A., aside from fortifying government buildings, the LAPD is going to pay special attention to power structures, water treatment plants, communication towers, power grids and the L.A. Zoo. This isn't the first time the zoo got special protection. As for why ... police are concerned people who want to cause trouble would go in and release animals, which would turn the city upside down.

Likewise, Beverly Hills PD sources tell us they're pulling out all the stops in terms of police presence on Inauguration Day. You may recall, Bev Hills was the site of protests and some unrest in the wake of George Floyd's death -- lots of pro and anti-Trump activity.

"Monitoring the situation" is the mantra in San Fran, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Chicago, Atlanta and Miami as well ... according to our sources.

Of course, in D.C., there's been a massive police presence since the Capitol riots and the National Guard's been called in to help protect people and buildings. Trump's hotel has also received some extra protection ... in the form of a fence and other barricades.

Police in D.C. Fatigued and Frustrated ... Alarming Sign with Inauguration Coming


The D.C. police officers who've been tasked with protecting the nation's capital in the aftermath of the Capitol riots are feeling depleted ... which is causing concern in the days leading up to Joe Biden's inauguration.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... since January 6, the date of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, officers with both Capitol Police and the Metropolitan PD have been working a minimum of 12-hour shifts, 7 days a week, with no clear end in sight.

We're told a large number of cops are feeling drained with all of the overtime, and fear they won't be in good form come Inauguration Day -- when they need to be eagle-eyed.

Our sources say some Capitol Police staff are upset with leadership at the agency, because they feel they're most worried about image right now ... given the disaster on January 6.

Officers with the Metro PD have also been enlisted to protect the Capitol and buildings in D.C., and we're told they have many of the same grievances since the riots -- 12-14 hour days with no breaks ... and everyone's fatigued.

We're told Metro and USCP officers have been told they need to be on board with little or no time for family for a couple weeks ... possibly well into February if there's still a credible threat of unrest after the inauguration.

It has already taken its toll, with some law enforcement personnel resigning.

Our sources say a common question being asked by the officers is ... how are we supposed to be 100 percent if we're already spent?


The silver lining, according to our sources, is that officers are being allowed to take time off if they are having mental health struggles. We broke the story ... Capitol Police are being encouraged to seek counseling to deal with the deaths and trauma linked to the riots, and are getting the help they need.

However ... it sounds like many of them just need some sleep.

AOC to Rachel Maddow I Couldn't Tell the Good Cops from the Bad ... During Capitol Insurrection


There were Capitol police who were nothing less than heroic trying to contain the January 6 insurrection, and there were other Capitol cops who were up to no good ... so says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

AOC appeared Friday on Rachel Maddow's show, and talked somewhat obliquely about the terror she felt during the failed coup.

Her account is bone-chilling ... "These acts of great heroism, even within Capitol Police and within Congressional staff, etc, that were juxtaposed with acts of great betrayal by people in those same ranks."

As AOC explains ... she and other members couldn't tell the good guys from the bad. As she put it ... "Whether they are there to hurt, or help."


Maddow asked the Congresswoman about what AOC had previously described as a brush with death, though she was not specific at the time. AOC had explained she couldn't provide details because of security concerns, but something frightening clearly went down.

TMZ broke the story ... the FBI almost immediately honed in on what appears to be a small group of Capitol police and Capitol staff, investigating whether they facilitated the insurrection. Several Capitol cops actually opened the door for some of the rioters.

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You may have heard ... several members of Congress actually gave some of the insurrectionists a guided tour of the Capitol the day before the riot, which could, in part, explain how they could beeline to Nancy Pelosi's out-of-the-way office and to Jim Clyburn's office that had an unmarked door.

It's clear from the interview ... AOC is still shaken.

Capitol Insurrection Officer Crushed by Door Gets Well Wishes ... From 10-Year-Old Montana Girl

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A 10-year-old girl from Montana was so upset and moved by the video of a Capitol police officer who was crushed as he tried to protect the building from insurrectionists ... she reached out to him, and he got her message loud and clear.

Emma Jablonski was heartbroken when she watched Officer Daniel Hodges doing his job in agony, as he was crushed by a metal door frame during the attack. He was trying to fend off the rioters who had overwhelmed him and other Capitol cops.


Emma couldn't do much from her home in Billings, but she wanted to do something ... so she wrote Hodges a get well card that read ... "I hope you heal from being crushed. I feel bad for you. Those people are really bad hurting you... I saw the video on CNN about people crushing you with a door. I almost cried. Get well."


Emma tweeted her note, and it only took a few hours for the Capitol police to see it. The Dept. responded by telling the girl, "Officer Hodges is recovering and doing well."

Word got to Hodges, and he and Emma connected on video chat. Emma decided she'd send him a card with her note along with a gift or 2.

Hodges is among the nearly 60 officers injured during the riot. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died from the injuries he sustained during the insurrection.

Animal Print 'Karen' Busted For Trespassing After Refusing To Wear Mask 'You're Violating My Personhood!!!'

Even for maskless Karens, this arrest is bizarre ... a woman -- decked out in animal print -- accused cops of violating her "personhood" and trying to kidnap her and steal her purse.

Cindy Falco-DiCorrado was arrested Thursday in Palm Beach County, Florida where she was filmed maskless inside an Einstein Bros. bagel joint ... after management says she refused to leave. She claimed it was her constitutional right to not wear a mask.

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According to the arrest affidavit ... Falco-DiCorrado told cops she was within her constitutional right to not wear a mask, but when cops tried to arrest her for trespassing, the 61-year-old accused the cop of violating her "personhood." A second cop eventually comes in to help get her out of the bagel shop.

Falco-DiCorrado's finally taken outside where she's arrested. She then starts accusing the cops of trying to steal her purse. Then ... she starts praying. You can see the cops are amused.

She was eventually arrested and booked for trespassing and resisting arrest. BTW, it's not the first time she's been embroiled in controversy.

Falco-DiCorrado, a staunch Trump supporter, was forced to resign from her volunteer seat on the County's Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board in 2017, following controversial remarks made during a meeting to designate Boynton Beach a sanctuary city.

Falco-DiCorrado allegedly told Black residents at the meeting, "You're lucky we brought you over as slaves, or else you'd be deported too." She later told the Palm Beach Post her comments were misinterpreted and she didn’t mean any harm.

Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot by Cop ... Family Called for Psychiatric Assist


An unarmed Black man was shot and killed outside of his home in front of his family ... who say they called police to get him psychiatric help, but were told a mental health officer was not available.

Ring video doorbell footage captures the final moments of Patrick Warren's life, when a cop in Killeen, Texas responded to the family's call Sunday. In the video, the officer rings the doorbell and is briefly allowed inside the home, but then says he's going to walk back outside.

Attorney Lee Merritt, who's working with the family, says Warren told the officer to leave. Shortly afterward, Warren is seen walking outside toward the cop while waving his arms erratically. The officer tells him to stop and get on the ground, but Warren refuses.

As his family follows him outside, you can hear the sound of a Taser being deployed on Warren. Then, he gets up and continues to move toward the officer off camera ... who shoots his gun 3 times. A family member screams at the cop, "I told you don't use a gun!"

Warren later died at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

Merritt claims the family called the cops seeking a mental health officer when they noticed changes in Warren's behavior, but say they were told they didn't have one ... so they sent a regular police officer.

Merritt says the family "demands the immediate firing and arrest of the officer responsible for his death." The officer is currently on administrative leave while the Texas Rangers investigate the incident.

D.C. Metro Cop Capitol Rioters Yelled ... 'Kill Him With HIs Own Gun'


A D.C. Metro police officer says he went into "survival mode" after Capitol rioters reached for his gun and yelled, "Kill him with his own gun."

Officer Michael Fanone, a narcotics detective who normally works in plain clothes, says he threw on a uniform to help with backup during the Jan. 6 coup attempt. When the angry mob overtook him, he says he was tased several times in the back of the neck, and thought about using deadly force to get free.

He told CNN he ultimately decided not to, realizing he didn't have enough firepower to take on everyone ... and he didn't want to "give them the justification to kill me."

Instead, he says he tried to appeal to their humanity -- "I just remember yelling out that I have kids. And, it seemed to work." The moment some of the Trump supporters and his partner pulled him away to safety was captured on video.

What's more ... Fanone suffered a minor heart attack because of the ordeal and was taken to a Baltimore medical center to stabilize his heart's rhythm.

Fanone's had enough time to reflect on his nearly deadly confrontation, and offered these words to the rioters who helped him, "The conclusion I’ve come to is thank you. But f*** you for being there."

Jacob Blake Didn't Want to Be 'Next George Floyd' ... That's Why I Walked Away from Cops


Jacob Blake says George Floyd's death was front and center in his mind when confronted by the Kenosha PD pulled ... as he explains, in his own words, what went down when an officer shot him 7 times in the back.

Jacob told 'GMA' anchor Michael Strahan, "I resisted to getting beat on. What I mean by that is not falling, not letting them put their head on my neck. That's all I was thinking."

For the first time, Jacob revealed why he was walking around his car, away from the Kenosha PD officer, Rusten Sheskey. As you know, Sheskey opened fire last August when Jacob opened his driver side door. His 2 children were in the backseat, and Jacob says he was sure he was about to die.

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"I said 'Daddy loves you no matter what.' I thought it was going to be the last thing I said to them. Thank God it wasn't. I didn't want to be the next George Floyd. I didn't want to die."

Jacob, who remains partially paralyzed, says he was not fleeing from police, and points out his hands were up ... even after they tased him. He believes the video of his shooting speaks for itself.

Last week, the D.A. announced Officer Sheskey would not be charged for shooting Blake, saying Sheskey had fired in self-defense. Jacob's attorney, Ben Crump, intends to sue Kenosha PD for violating Jacob's civil rights.

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