No NFL players kneeled on Sunday to protest the brutality that occurred to Brian Shaw. Is that because he’s a police officer?
The NFL protests have cleverly put the ‘Resistance’ on one side and President Trump on the other—along with the national anthem, the flag, and military veterans.
There was no good reason for Jeronimo Yanez to have opened fire upon Philando Castile. He had no indication that there was any reason to do so.
If we want members of the Black Lives Matter movement to listen to our concerns about abortion, we must listen to theirs on police brutality.
The Obama administration invited the United Nations to study race relations in America. Predictably, they concluded that black people are victims with little power to change their circumstances.
If you’re scared an Arab is going to kill you, you need to question your narrative. You need to do the same if you’re walking down the street fearing the cops are going to shoot you.
The black man shot and killed by a black police officer in Charlotte, N.C., was a felon who had gone to prison for seven years, making it illegal for him to possess a firearm.
In the context of concerns about police brutality and growing mental health problems in our society, police officers discuss weak points in our social safety nets.
A little girl I know has learned there are people who have never even met her father but who want to take his life and the lives of other police officers.
Our town’s commemoration of the Orlando terrorist attacks was well-attended, self-congratulatory, even festive. Its memorial for slain police officers was sparse and ambivalent.
‘We need to find solutions that ensure people of color receive fair and equal treatment AND that police officers – who put their lives on the line every day to protect us all – are respected and supported.’
Black Lives Matter’s platform is practically immortal. There can never be a time when their mission will be accomplished, the standard can be rested, or wounds healed.
Sheriff Clarke is right: we’re seeing ‘guerrilla urban warfare against the police’ fueled by a false narrative about police shootings.
Sunday’s execution of three police officers in Baton Rouge shows what can happen when the president creates an atmosphere of racial victimization.
While increasing penalties against those who kill or injure cops can help protect the men and women who protect us, new hate crime laws are a poor way to achieve that goal.
Black Lives Matter is explicitly anti-cop and, if you think anything else, you’re just not listening to them.
Do black lives matter to the thugs who steal from the innocent in their community and assault them? Do black lives matter to a culture that demeans and dehumanizes women?
We’re not saying black lives don’t matter if we wait until the facts are in on any violent incident before rushing to use it to push our preferred solutions.
At this moment conservatives should be looking for common ground and viable solutions, not radioactive buttons to push.
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