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Are Seattle’s Gay Bars Getting Unnecessary Extra Attention From the Police?

It’s too late for Atlanta, but might Seattle put an end to targeted raids of gay bars before dozens of patrons get shoved to the floor? Mayor Mike McGinn is looking into complaints that his city’s gay and lesbian bars are subjected to increased police scrutiny, and has ordered a data dump from the Code Compliance Team to find out whether there’s disproportionate attention being paid to our haunts. [photo via]