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  • Non-Union Business Owner Shot, 'SCAB' Carved Into Car

    A business owner in Southeastern Michigan was shot last week after confronting a man carving “SCAB” into his car. John King, the shooting victim, owns King Electrical Services, the largest non-union electrical contractor in the area.

    Last Wednesday, King reportedly awoke at night to find someone in his driveway vandalizing his car. When King stepped outside, the man shot him in the arm and fled.

    King has been forced to endure other incidents of harassment by labor unions, the Daily Caller’s Matthew Boyle reports:

    Labor unions have attempted, unsuccessfully, to organize King’s employees, and he has been subjected to one legal nightmare after another in the process.

    “Since he’s been in business, in addition to the legal battles and verbal abuse, King’s company has been vandalized and threatened on numerous occasions,” LaborUnionReport.com reports. “Unfortunately, the vandalism has never stopped. This year alone, he’s had to report three incidents of damage to police. This doesn’t include the incidents of stalking he and his men have to go through while they’re working.

    “In one incident earlier this year, rocks were thrown through the front windows of his shop, one of which had the word ‘kill’ written on it.”

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    3 Responses to Non-Union Business Owner Shot, 'SCAB' Carved Into Car

    1. Charlie Melo says:

      In 1993 UMW striked against Peabody Coal. The miners were protesting the UMWA
      s sacntioning of forced overtime in the five-year contract sighned with the Bituminous Coal Operatiors Asociation. Non-union members were vicously attacked and Eddie York, a 39 year old nonunion worker was shot in the back of the head and killed. Charged in the assault were three officials on the payroll of the UMWA. In a detailed account of the York murder and subsequent inverstigation,k UMWA President and current AFL-CIO Secretary Richard Trumka did not publicly discipline or reprimand a single striker present when York was killed. In fact, they were helped out financially.

      Richard Trumka is a regular visitor to the White House. It appears that the tactics used by UMWA continue to be used as a model for other UNIONS not unlike what happened to Mr. King. This is a scary and dangerous world when Unions are allowed to run rampant. Mr. King is a hero and he represents the true American who will not be bullied by Unions. Unions served their purpose in the past but given free rain and allowed to run rough shod over non-union owner employees begins to smack of Marxism.

    2. jmoz says:

      They are just trying to convince him to let his employees organize. After all, union thugs are never prosecuted for their violence. That is the price you pay for not having the union label. We have learned during Obama's presidency that the unions built the middle class in this country. Wish they had told all the rest of us.

    3. sounds like Michigan needs the castl doctrine.

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