Tagged: Police Brutality
Somewhere along the way, Qualified Immunity was twisted to shield officers from consequences of actions no one can argue were ambiguous in wrongness.
The ideal of “inalienable rights” has too often been changed to “meritorious rights” by flawed people adding “they have rights, but…”
Stories from 1992 and 2020: We’re not “bad” people. But we’re not as good as we pretend, and we’re not holding ourselves to account.
Daniel Pantaleo has been fired. It is the only consequence of him having used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner five years ago. Garner died in the aftermath of its application.