November 27, 2014
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(The Anti Media) On August 11th, just 2 days after the shooting of Mike Brown, Officer Bron Cruz shot and killed unarmed Dillon Taylor in Salt Lake City, Utah.
There’s really not much to say here, this just doesn’t stop happening, and police aren’t getting any consequence for it in almost every incident.
While the bodycam video is short, it’s clear to see from the video provided that Taylor did not appear to be threat to the officer. He was shot simply for not following orders; murdered for questioning authority.
The implications of this are yours to determine, as well as how we should come together to stop this from happening. What is clear is that police violence is a universal problem faced by many in America, regardless of race.
Minorities are faced with much higher rates of police violence, however nearly everyone that is victimized by police and the drug war are part of the working poor, regardless of race. This is a war on freedom, with heavy racist and classist tones, which need to be acknowledged and opposed.
The police need to learn that Americans, no matter their economic class or color, are not their enemies. Police are workers just like the rest of us, however they’ve let themselves become tools of Big Government and the prison-industrial-complex.
In any case, this may be something you want to think about.
Please share this with anyone who could use some perspective on the epidemic of police violence and murder with zero consequence.
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