Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Calif. D.A. Snubs Pro-Lifer's Plea after Harassment by Off-Duty Officer

By Kathleen Gilbert

VENTURA, California, April 1, 2010 ( - After a Ventura County pro-life witness complained that an off-duty police officer harassed and drenched him in water, the local district attorney has said that it will not pursue charges, although it has admitted that the harassment technically qualified as battery.

Pro-life blogger Jill Stanek broke the story of pro-lifer Todd Bullis and John Hixon, a Ventura County police officer and parishioner at the First Assembly of God Church in Ventura. In a video captured on the sidewalk outside church grounds, Hixon is shown taunting Bullis, spraying what was described by Bullis as “vinegar water” towards his face, and drenching him with a garden hose. Full story

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