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There should be a right to video-record police

Hat tip to The Weekly Sift

Michael Slager, a policeman in North Charleston, S.C., said he shot and killed 50-year-old Walter Scott because they were engaged in a violent altercation, and Scott grabbed for Slager’s Taser. 270 more words


Have Your First Amendment Rights Been Violated? (L50)

Should the police be allowed to enforce a politician’s verbal restriction against making a video of him at an open meeting?

The police should not be allowed to enforce a politician’s verbal restriction against videotaping him at an open meeting because it is an unconstitutional act, and it directly violates the rights of those trying to properly document a public event. 197 more words

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Government's descent into Hunger Games injustice and tyranny nearly complete

(NaturalNews) If you haven’t already seen Hunger Games, Catching Fire I urge you to watch it now. The movie, available for free on Amazon’s PRIME service, depicts a totalitarian centralized government ruling over disarmed, oppressed subjects with outrageous cruelty and injustice. 783 more words


What Are They Afraid Of?

This law strikes me as purposely vague and intimidating. Police are in public service. When they are performing their duties they should always expect to be recorded. 57 more words


Due Process Is the Enemy of Racism

There is nothing racist about upholding the 14th Amendment right to due process under the law. The tragic Michael Brown shooting this summer in Ferguson, Missouri has led to shocking calls for denial of due process to Darren Wilson, the police officer involved. 357 more words

How to Handle the Police When You're Black

In light of recent events across this country – and the ongoing  terrorism of black bodies by law enforcement and the criminal justice system – I have found it necessary to consider what to do when you are confronted by an officer of the unjust law. 1,254 more words

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Brooklyn Man Arrested After Recording Police Stop-And-Frisk Wins $125K Settlement

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Brooklyn man was awarded $125,000 in a settlement over his arrest after recording a stop-and-frisk encounter on his cellphone in 2012. 217 more words