The video clearly showed that the cop tried to kill Scott. I don't care what happened before that. I think 30 years in prison for the cop is fair for both.
"Slager then says he then stepped aside, pulled his pistol, and opened fire as Scott turned away."
While I support our Officers that protect us on a daily basis, the video clearly shows Scott already running away as Slager draws his weapon, aims, and then fires. Scott had not 'Just turned away'.
"Savage argues that the officers who would have been able to respond as back-up in a timely fashion were dispatched to serve warrants, retrieve items reported lost, or simply not on duty when Slager called for assistance. "
I can agree with this. Had another officer been there, this shooting may never have happened. Two officers have a much better chance to subdue a suspect prior to it escalating to this level. Further, many people resist thinking they can overpower one officer, but would think twice before taking on two of them.
Came to post that exact thing Kris. This is routine police work used against suspected criminals. Because the criminal in this case happens to be police, that makes it a problem all of a sudden?
Ironic that a cop should be played by the very trick they use on others.
I think you're too optimistic, I think they saw bad weather coming and ducked for cover. Now let's see who gets thrown under the bus.
Sorry bout that, hello666. When P&C updated their site this week, all their old links got borked. 🤔
These links are great! who woulda though, error 404??
@Ima: the wording is quite suspicious, more like they were testing the waters to see what they could get away with. But, hey they came to their senses.
The election doesn't need rigging. With his sexism, imagine if he were a female or if he were gay and how objectifying others would play out:
just wondering if this only became an error after the press found it...
It is my constitutional right to decide if I want/need an abortion with my doctor and whomever I choose, not some GOB gynotician, science-denying fundamentalist or anyone else. My body, my right, my personal decision. This continuous attack on women's health decisions by regressives imposing their personal religion on others, keeping women barefoot & pregnant, is another illustration of their perceived notion we aren't intelligent enough to make our own decisions.
Consider the type of situation in which a woman would conceal a pregnancy and its termination from her husband, and of course this would have only applied in the first 20 weeks. Abusive husbands often control their wives and foster dependency by keeping them pregnant. Marital rape, sabotaging contraception, all sorts of daring-do. I'm not idly hypothesizing, either; my wife worked for years at a DV shelter and I volunteered there regularly. Some marriages are far more Grimm than Disney.
And before anyone over-moralizes this: if she was cheating on him then it wasn't his kid either. Not our business, not the state's.
So women's rights say that sexual intercourse must be consensual.... but murdering the child that it may create doesn't require consent from the father. That logic seems flawed.
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