CIVIL RIGHTS: Suing the Government

A band of ruthless armed men was on the loose in southern Illinois last April. In half a dozen raids, the men broke into private homes, shouting obscenities and roughing up the terrified occupants. Mrs. Pamela Kaye Gitto of East St. Louis has charged that the men pointed a gun at her sleeping six-year-old son and struck her husband while he was handcuffed to a chair. Herbert and Evelyn Giglotto of Collinsville were handcuffed face down on their bed. While Mrs. Giglotto begged for her husband's life, she claims that the intruders ransacked their bedroom.

The raiders were not roaming...

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