The legal battle in Ft. Worth after the Rainbow Lounge bar raid continues. Almost two years ago the gay bar was raided by police, significantly injuring several of the patrons. After the fact, the Texas ABC and the Ft. Worth police, which conducted the raid, investigated themselves and magically found that only a few paperwork regulations were violated, but by and large the fags got what they deserved. They even managed to charge the man who was beaten down by state agents the worst, Chad Gibson, with assaulting a state agent, a charge that was later dropped.
So it's interesting how their internal investigation found that Gibson wasn't beaten by anyone but instead fell down drunk right when the bar was being raided, but now the city is considering settling his suit with them for $400,000.
That's right: the police and the TABC investigated themselves and exonerated themselves, but when the threat of an outside investigation became serious, the city council is willing to pay $400,000 to stop it. But that doesn't mean that the police did anything wrong: