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Attorney: Cop Shot Teen For Answering The Door With A Video Game Controller

Attorney: Cop Shot Teen For Answering The Door With A Video Game Controller

Police serving a warrant in Euharlee, Ga., shot and killed a 17-year-old boy last week when he answered the door of his home with a video game controller in hand.

Obama’s FCC Institutes Ministry Of Truth

As if the mainstream media weren’t compliant enough, now the Barack Obama Federal Communications Commission is about to put government monitors in the newsrooms of television and radio stations and newspapers across the county.

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, the Republican Party appointee to the commission, let the cat out of the bag on this Ministry of Truth-like proposal in an op-ed printed in The Wall Street Journal on Feb. 10.

Connecticut’s Largest Paper Upset That Connecticut Gun Owners Are Ignoring Law

As we told you Monday, Connecticut gun owners are ignoring that State’s unConstitutional gun law requiring the owners of “military-style” rifles to register their firearms with the State police and receive an “assault weapons” certificate in order to legally own the weapons. The law called for the registration to be completed by Jan. 1. But as of last week, only about 50,000 applications for the certificate had been filed, meaning as many as 350,000 Connecticut gun owners have decided to become felons under State law rather than register their weapons.

Police State: Watch Iowa Cops Go SWAT On Family Home During Fruitless Warrant Raid

Police State: Watch Iowa Cops Go SWAT On Family Home During Fruitless Warrant Raid

An Iowa family is confused and angry in the wake of a recent brush with America’s highly evolved military police, who executed a search warrant on their home by suiting up a dozen officers in tactical gear, battering down the door and generally treating everyone as though violence was an expected outcome.

Residents Accuse Police Of Roadside Strip Searches In Georgia

Residents Accuse Police Of Roadside Strip Searches In Georgia

Residents approached Atlanta media last week to complain about illegal roadside strip searches at the hands of multiple police departments in Georgia. A subsequent investigative report confirmed their allegations.

ProPublica Reports: Guards May Be Responsible For Half Of Prison Sexual Assaults

This article, written by Joaquin Sapien, was originally published by ProPublica on Jan. 23. A new Justice Department study shows that allegations of sex abuse in the nation’s prisons and jails are increasing 2014 with correctional officers responsible for half of it  2014 but prosecution is still extremely rare. The report, released today by the […]

Man Says Sadistic Cops Shocked Him In The Genitals Until His Flesh Burned

Man Says Sadistic Cops Shocked Him In The Genitals Until His Flesh Burned

In December 2012, 26-year-old Daniel Johnson questioned Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies about the harsh punishment they threatened against his disabled father for dropping a cigarette outside his home. In response, Johnson alleges, the officers asserted their authority by attacking his genitals.

No Longer State-Sanctioned

No Longer State-Sanctioned

Curtis Reeves is learning that there are two sets of rules. One is for the uniformed enforcers sanctioned by the state. The other is for everyone else. The 71-year-old former Tampa police captain is charged with shooting to death Chad Oulson in a Wesley Chapel, Fla., theater Monday.

‘Don’t Tase Me, Bro’: Man Who Made The Phrase Famous Joins Anti-Police State Blog Photography Is Not A Crime

The phrase “Don’t Tase Me, Bro” has been emblazoned on T-shirts and routinely featured on blogs in discussions of police abuse of power. It has served as a sort of unofficial rallying cry for many people seeking to draw attention to the overzealous police-state tactics that have been institutionalized in many parts of the country. We can thank Andrew Myer and his fateful 2007 encounter with University of Florida police officers for the phrase.

Meyer — who since obtained a journalism degree (from the university where he was stunned with a Taser) and a law degree (from Florida International University) — has now taken a position with Photography Is Not A Crime, a growing blog that seeks to lessen police misconduct by filming encounters between law enforcement and civilians.

North Carolina Cop Shoots, Kills 90-Pound Schizophrenic Teen Holding A Screwdriver

North Carolina Cop Shoots, Kills 90-Pound Schizophrenic Teen Holding A Screwdriver

A mother and father in coastal North Carolina called the police to help get control of their teenage son, who suffered from depression and schizophrenia. He allegedly was experiencing a psychotic episode and had grabbed a small screwdriver.

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