Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: police killing

Former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating rights of George Floyd

All four defendants were charged with deprivation of rights under color of law by willfully failing to aid Floyd, who was “in clear need of medical care.”

‘A warrant is not a license to kill’: Rev. William Barber...

The family says it shows Brown was shot in the back of the head while his hands were on the steering wheel of a car, calling it an “execution.”

Police officer fired in Alton Sterling case

“Fear cannot be a driver for an officer’s response to every incident. Unreasonable fear within an officer is dangerous.”

Family Releases Video of Police Killing Their Mentally Ill Son

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has recently been the target of multiple Justice Department investigations. And here's one of huge concern after Sheriff’s Deputies recently shot a mentally ill man to death.

Video Reveals Police Gunning Down Man for Throwing Rocks

Police recently shot and killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a mentally disturbed man, and it was all caught on video. While he had a rock in his hand rather than a gun, could the situation have been handled differently?

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6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil fuel industry

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”
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As wealthy nations debate giving booster vaccine shots, calls grow for global vaccine equity

“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.