Four Minneapolis officers are fired after video shows one kneeling on neck of black man who later died

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Was it ever reported if the cops were given the wrong address or if they fucked up and went to the wrong address?
It’s not that the address was “wrong.” It’s that they used unverified information to include her apartment in their request for the warrant. This is only compounded by the fact that not only were no drugs or money found in the apartment, but neither her nor her boyfriend were charged in connection with the sting.
 

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It’s not that the address was “wrong.” It’s that they used unverified information to include her apartment in their request for the warrant. This is only compounded by the fact that not only were no drugs or money found in the apartment, but neither her nor her boyfriend were charged in connection with the sting.
I guess what my issues is, were the officers serving the warrant the ones who used unverified information? If the officers who shot her were simply carrying out a warrant, I don’t understand how they could be blamed. Wouldn’t it be whoever fucked up the warrant?
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If officer A carried out a warrant he is given, someone fires upon him, he fires back, and later it turns out the information on the warrant is wrong, is he really to blame?
 

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I guess what my issues is, were the officers serving the warrant the ones who used unverified information? If the officers who shot her were simply carrying out a warrant, I don’t understand how they could be blamed. Wouldn’t it be whoever fucked up the warrant?
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If officer A carried out a warrant he is given, someone fires upon him, he fires back, and later it turns out the information on the warrant is wrong, is he really to blame?
According to her boyfriend’s attorney, they fired 40-45 shots after getting shot at once. The veracity of the warrant is a courtroom detail that is separate from the actions that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death. The warrant did not order them to treat the area like an active combat zone.
 

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According to her boyfriend’s attorney, they fired 40-45 shots after getting shot at once. The veracity of the warrant is a courtroom detail that is separate from the actions that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death. The warrant did not order them to treat the area like an active combat zone.
I was going to argue I believe whoever was responsible for the warrant is more to blame. But it looks like it was multiple warrants. Including her apartment.

Yeah fuck it then. I’m curious what comes out of the case (if it’s multiple cops to blame, etc)
 

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I was a sped teacher and former member of the military. I hated when my little morning class would have to say the pledge. Kids with right hand in their pockets and left hand over their hearts. Would really ramp up my ocd. I’d just look away and pretend I was the only one in the room. Hated the morning pledge.
 

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I stopped standing for the pledge in 8th grade. I objected to the "under god" bit. To me that constituted forced prayer and I had objections to being forced to swear my allegiance to the nation when I never performed any action to the contrary. I recognized early on that the pledge was teaching us obedience and so I decided to test the limits of my right to object.

After being bullied, chastised, and sanctioned by teachers and administrators they just gave up, and created an exception whereby I was allowed to not stand for the pledge (like they were the ones deciding that). No one ever joined me. No one else ever seemed to care. Everyone else did as they were told.

No sympathy for the majority.
 
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I remember one or two kids would remain seated for the pledge. Can't remember whom or why, though. And I want to say that some of the other kids gave them shit for it, probably including myself, but I don't remember that for a fact. I think we stopped doing the pledge sometime between 6-8th grade anyway. 9/11 was freshman year for me, and I don't remember the pledge ever coming up in high school.
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I stopped standing for the pledge in 8th grade. I objected to the "under god" bit. To me that constituted forced prayer and I had objections to being forced to swear my allegiance to the nation when I never performed any action to the contrary. I recognized early on that the pledge was teaching us obedience and so I decided to test the limits of my right to object.

After being bullied, chastised, and sanction by teachers and administrators they just gave up, and created an exception whereby I was allowed to not stand for the pledge (like they were the ones deciding that). No one ever joined me. No one else ever seemed to care. Everyone else did as they were told.

No sympathy for the majority.
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I never got on to anybody for not doing it correctly. I just modeled what they wanted, with my eyes twitching. Had a class for a few years for kids that were nonverbal. One kid was Jehovah Witness and his mom was always concerned we were making him do the pledge.
 

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In the wake of protests following the May 25 killing of George Floyd, a member of the “Boogaloo Bois” opened fire on Minneapolis Police Third Precinct with an AK-47-style gun and screamed “Justice for Floyd” as he ran away, according to a federal complaint made public Friday.

A sworn affidavit by the FBI underlying the complaint reveals new details about a far-right anti-government group’s coordinated role in the violencethat roiled through civil unrest over Floyd’s death while in police custody.

Ivan Harrison Hunter, a 26-year-old from Boerne, Texas, is charged with one count of interstate travel to incite a riot for his alleged role in ramping up violence during the protests in Minneapolis on May 27 and 28. According to charges, Hunter, wearing a skull mask and tactical gear, shot 13 rounds at the south Minneapolis police headquarters while people were inside. He also looted and helped set the building ablaze, according to the complaint, which was filed Monday under seal.
 

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Texas member of Boogaloo Bois charged with opening fire on Minneapolis police precinct during protests over George Floyd
Feds say Texas adherent of far-right group fired on precinct building, conspired with cop killer to ignite civil war.

Strange. I see the same post a few posts above.
 

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