Some days it’s not worth getting out of bed. The news always seems terrible, and as a woman of color, I feel estranged from the greater society.
The stories I read are insane. This morning I read a story that the Supreme Court made it legal for trained cops to murder unarmed civilians if a cop feels threatened. Cops only need to utter the words without proof. Cops cannot be sued and officially have a license to murder innocent people by just uttering the phrase, ‘I felt threatened.’ Police officers are public servants trained and paid by tax dollars to protect and serve the public not themselves. Do you think the supreme court made the right decision in giving police officers the right to murder Americans at will?
Do you think self-defense can be employed to protect Americans against police violence?
How can an armed and trained cop feel threatened by a kid running away from him? How can an armed and trained cop feel threatened when they outnumber the suspect? Why are armed and trained cops mostly threatened by unarmed POC and not by armed whites?
If armed and trained cops can feel threatened by an unarmed black man, can you imagine how threatened an unarmed black man feels when he sees a cop? Can a black man who feels threatened by a white police officer murder him in self-defense? Wouldn’t that equal justice?
Supreme Court gave cops the license to murder Americans
Does this cop look threatened? Supreme Court said he has a right to murder you.
Discrimination within the Courts
No Justice No Peace
Police shooting by race
Tamir Rice and American Justice
Miriam Carey RIP
We are only a police bullet away from being a hashtag
Murdered by trained and armed cops for carrying a toy gun on a playground and in Walmart
Tamir Rice RIP
Unarmed Deceased Victims of Police Violence, the ones who felt “threatened.”
Military police in Ferguson
Murdered by Police who felt threatened
Murdered by Police who felt threatened
Armed and trained cops felt threatened by a kid so they tasered the kids’s face.
Don’t those cops look threatened? It must be the “Fuck the Police” sign that is threatening.
Look at the threatened cops
Washington, D.C., April 24, 2014- On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that allows police to stop and search a driver based exclusively on an anonymous tip.
In a 5-4 split decision, the court ruled that the reliance on an anonymous call is reasonable due to the fact that “a 911 call has some features that allow for identifying and tracking callers.”
“Drunken driving is a serious matter, but so is the loss of our freedom to come and go as we please without police interference. To prevent and detect murder we do not allow searches without probable cause or targeted Terry stops without reasonable suspicion. We should not do so for drunken driving either. After today’s opinion all of us on the road, and not just drug dealers, are at risk of having our freedom of movement curtailed on suspicion of drunkenness, based upon a phone tip, true or false, of a single instance of careless driving.”
The implications of this ruling will most likely be far reaching. With the current ruling in effect, someone with a vendetta can simply make an anonymous call to 911 and that will be sufficient to pull a person over and search. This ruling is a serious blow to liberty and what was left of the 4th Amendment.
There is no justice or recourse when the Supreme Court is on the side of Injustice and against individual liberty and freedom!
The police now have the authority to search without a warrant based on frivolous Anonymous tips. (Tip that will never be confirmed, known or identified and there is no recourse for malicious intent) The police do not need any more tools of abuse. Look at the brutality, and murders committed by police with impunity!
Why hand them the mother of all tools: Carte blanc access to harass innocent Americans without cause and with impunity.
Warrantless Stops and Searches mean more blacks in jail! Was this the intent of the law and the Supreme Court?
How corrupt, cruel and lacking in humanity is this country?
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