Racial Profiling Protested in Georgia

Yee, Nicole
February 2006
Convenience Store News;2/13/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that calling federal drug charges against racially biased Indian convenience store owners, around 400 people in Georgia rallied against the Operation Meth Merchant. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, the stings have been criticized for targeting Indian-owned and operated convenience stores selling common products to customers that could also be used to make methamphetamine. In all, 44 of the 49 convenience store clerks and owners charged in the sting were Indian.


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