They didn't pay out on my claim. The who thing is a scam.
"The court's view of his actions on that day cannot be viewed the same as a Saturday night killing or a typical murder case, but must be viewed through the eyes of a reasonable police officer at the time he determined to use lethal force"
This is correct. As a police officer, he is not limited to firing in self defense. The 'Fleeing Felon' law, as amended around 1985, says an officer can fire upon a fleeing suspect IF THE OFFICER HAS PROBABLE CAUSE to determine the suspect is a danger to the officer, other officers in the area, or the community at large. This is what many people do not realize in these cases. An officer can LEGALLY shoot you in the back if the above conditions are met.
When determining guilt, the jury must consider if probable cause existed to fire. The suspect did not have to be an ACTUAL danger, only that the officer had a reasonable belief that the suspect could possibly be a danger. Unarmed or not, the officer can legally shoot you if he believes you are a danger at the time he fired.
In this case, the jury will be asked to determine if such probable cause existed. Could the officer see that the suspect, Mr. Scott, was unarmed? We can see his hands from our angle, but can the officer? Was the fact that the officer could not search Mr. Scott, and the later struggle, enough to create a reasonable image that Mr. Scott was a danger to others?
For this to be murder, there must be malice, and forethought. I doubt the prosecution has proved this. Moving the taser, if done to contaminate the scene, is not enough to prove murder. The prosecution should have avoided the political pressure to try for a murder conviction, and instead tried for voluntary manslaughter, which, I believe, would have been a more accurate charge for this case. But, what do I know.....
To incompetent to stand trial SMH this world is so corrupt I wouldn't be able to understand charGes beinG brouGht aGainst me or able to communicate with my lawyer too if I was on trial for murdering 9 people!!!!
And they took him to burGer kinG because he was hunGry upon arrest I hope this world will one day Grow out of the unjust ball of dirt it is!!!!
science is pretty great- regardless of what the republican party thinks
I always believed that America had more migration periods as this great article was released to the public. If sea faring people can find Hawaii, Easter Island, New Zealand, etc, How could paleo migrants not bump into a entire , big as hell continent???? . Just my thoughts, DC Happy Turkey day
You are right Frank. GOD is great. To the Doctors, the Donors and the recipients even the non-believers.
Although I do not agree with the author politically, my prayers go out to her nephew Will. As a post transplant kidney recepient, I know the joy of receiving a new organ and continuing life with my beloved family and friends.
God Bless Will and his family.
Please register to be an organ & tissue donor
I have ben around long enough to remember when the gays "outed" others because they wanted to legitimize their own actions...and they force fed the gayr agenda on all of us...now the transgenders followed and what do we have? 37 gender choices..this is what the rest of the world does NOT WANT...
STOP SHOVING YOUR CHOICES IN LIFE DOWN MY THROAT..IT IS TIME TO BUILD AD NOT TEAR DOWN
Beautiful writing. Thank you, and may Will heal quickly.
Thank you for your comment Grammarpolice... I will do my best to answer your question....First of all...There are 3 camps and Sacred Stone is one of them. There is also Rosebud camp and Oceti Sakowin. All are here to stop the pipeline.
We are camped with Rosebud Lakota and have made our home there.
This land is sacred land and we are humble guests here to serve the tribes. I would encourage you to listen to elders on how you can serve the natives and their mission best. That may mean coming to stand on the frontlines, serving in the kitchen, fundraising for purpose, helping with building, child care, elderly care, assisting in the medical departments, helping with legal, stripping tipi poles, cutting fire wood..... Whatever your calling, come to serve and work and offer your gifts but Please come prepared and ready for winter... blizzard kind of winter. Pray about how you can serve the best with the offerings you have. Noone is saying not to come, they are saying...yes come.. but this is not a festival or air b&b standing rock. This is a time of ceremony and prayer. We don't want to be a drain on the movement. We want everyone to be safe. If you decide to come...there is an orientation meeting every morning at 9 am. Come to this meeting the first morning and get dialed in. We are here to honor the Lakota ways and stay in peaceful prayer and ceremony. It is our honor to be here and our duty to educate ourselves on the true history and also the practices of the people.
There are many people coming with good intentions but are not working as much as they are eating and hanging out. Let's check ourselves. THIS IS NOT A FESTIVAL. Do not come if you are going to be a drain on the precious resources for winter. There are so many natives, elders, security guards and families that have been here a long time who don't have suitable warm winter homes yet. I feel like we need to make sure our native brothers and sisters are well taken care of first. This is my personal view. There are drones of people coming, which is beautiful! Let us do our best to walk thoughtfully and intentionally in this movement though. Listen to the elders and use your gifts in service. Together, UNITED, ONLY IN PEACE, forgiveness and compassion can we defeat the black snake and walk towards honoring the treaties and healing.
Interesting since the Sacred Stone Camp are actually are calling for people to stop coming. You can read it on their own Facebook page.
"Dear allies: we have asked this before, and we will ask it again. Please do not set up crowdfunding pages to simply bring yourself to Standing Rock if you are not coordinating with indigenous people on the ground. It is very very hard to organize on the ground, it is very difficult to gauge needs, navigate the camps, navigate power dynamics, communicate etc. We are here, and we have been working hard on this campaign, and we need your support. We do not need you to come and save us, we need your prayers and your resources and your actions. Please look around yourself if you are at camp, and consider the dynamic. Are you creating space that is dominantly non-indigenous? If so, please consider that this is a furthering of colonization, and take action to step back, and recenter indigenous sovereignty. If you have raised funds for yourself, please find a camp here to donate to: http://sacredstonecamp.org/donate/"
Women will want to run and will run and should run !
This has never been about her as a woman despite her cries otherwise.
Yes Hilary, we would all love to see a woman president one day... just not YOU.
Um, Dylann Roof was from Columbia, not Charleston, so that part does not make much sense. I am happy to speak my history out loud. My ancestors came from Ireland dirt poor. I was the first in my whole family from my grandfather/grandmother and 8 children on down to go to college. No one in my family tree ever owned slaves and probably did not even have any servants. Not sure what change you expect. I can't change someone's heart and I certainly can't go back and change the dark and evil days of slavery. What I can do, and have, is teach my children to love and respect all people. All of my children had friends of different colors and ethnicity. All were welcome in our home...always. That is MY Charleston way.
Interestingly on Sunday, President Obama did not discuss Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. elections during his conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin
That's behind us, Obama told reporters during a press conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru. The President said he and Putin discussed Russia's air campaign in Syria and the Minsk negotiations regarding Ukraine.
Why not mention it? Seems like a very serious issue to discuss with another head of state.
....We all know. Its because he and Hilary and the rest of the DNC knew it was never true but just another lie to try to stick to Trump.
Wikileaks even said it was not the Russian Government ... but never let the truth get in front of the Liberal agenda.
Enjoy your civilian life, Mr President. :))
It has been a distinct honor to be the Working Families and Democratic Nominee for South Carolina State House of Representatives District 114.
I am very proud of the 7,487 votes I received, which is the highest number of votes for a candidate not running as a Republican in the 114th district in over 20 years. I consider each one of those votes as an obligation for me to continue to speak out for millions of hard-working people that are not being listened to by the establishment in Columbia. My campaign for SC House 114 is over, but my fight for working families will never end
I offer heartfelt thanks to everyone that has given me support in this campaign, any success I had would have been impossible without you.
Oh, please! Worry about the future, not the past. If the "Thugs" would quit attacking each other AND each other, the Police wouldn't go to work everyday worried that they won't come home. Of course, they develop a "Do it to them before they b do it to you." I would also not that very often it is Black Cops shooting Blacks. How is that racism?
On Root, the boy is as a insane as any Nazi nut job. After almost 80 years the Germans haven't been able to stamp out that philosophy. You see, it is about power sized by those who think they have none. Racism is just the excuse.
There is nothing wrong for being guy as we all know, the problem is that if a man is guy and wants to interfere with women life (abortion issue), he better shut up since he knows nothing of the pain and stresses a lady will take to make her body decision!!
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