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California Kids Enlist in Mexico Militias to Rout a Drug Cartel


World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, drug cartels, drug wars, violence, news, society, war, ethics )

Cal
- 247 days ago - globalpost.com
Born in Mexico but raised in barrios of Southern California, these rifle-slinging fighters are holding down the front line in Michoacan's battle against a ruthless meth gang.



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Alfred Donovan (46)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 12:30 am
Why did the Mexcan Government wait until the citizens raised a militia of their own in order to get the protection they should have received from their government ?.
BLOODY SPAMMER FLAGGED.
 

John S. (304)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 3:58 am
I thought the government is trying to crack down on these groups, but that could be in another state.
 

John Y. (76)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:28 am
Amazing story, thanks for sharing
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:39 am
The problem I have with this is what happens when the Templars are gone?
 

Winn Adams (192)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 11:10 am
Wow, thanks for the article.
 

barb horban (46)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 12:42 pm
When bad kids go good! Great article shared
 

Roger Garin-michaud (62)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:02 pm
noted, thanks
 

Barbara K. (84)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:24 pm
Good for these kids.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 4:23 pm
The only interest the gov't. is trying to protect is its interest in the illegal drug trade.
 

. (0)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:40 pm
Good for them! Thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:27 pm
Good for them. May many more follow in their footsteps. Thanks Cal
 

Maggie Kearns (7)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 6:33 am
Thanks Cal! I hope the Mexican government starts helping their people!
 
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