The parents of a 23-year-old activist killed while trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian home is suing Caterpillar Inc., the company that made the bulldozer that ran over her.
Rachel Corrie, a student at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, was standing in front of a home in a refugee camp in Rafah, near the Egyptian border, in March of 2003 when a bulldozer plowed over her.
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The Israeli military classified Corrie’s death as an accident.
Huh?? Sadly, the parents can sue as many heavy moving equipment companies as they can find and it still won’t bring their baby back. Nick Berg’s parents can sue as many machete makers as there are and it still won’t bring him back. Nothing they do today can replace the fact that these parents did not instill a strong enough sense of safety or reality into their young one’s lives.