Portland Rioters Using Lasers to Blind Police is Explicitly Prohibited by UN Weapons Conventions

At least three federal agents who were deployed to Portland, Oregon this past week to defend the federal courthouse and to bring quiet to the city were left “likely permanently blinded” after being attacked with lasers pens, a war crime according to the United Nations’ Convention on Certain Convention Weapons (CCW). “A federal agent’s hand was impaled by planted nails, another federal agent was shot with a pellet gun, leaving a wound deep to the bone, and tragically, three federal officers were likely left permanently blinded by the rioters using lasers pointed directly into their eyes,” White House Press Secretary