New Colorado Law Kills Qualified Immunity for Cops – EVERY State Needs This! – kra

Posted by on Sep 21, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

Certainly a major development, and a move which every state should make, as should the Feds! Excerpts from the Article: Colorado became the first state to pass a law prohibiting law enforcement officers from invoking qualified immunity as a defense when they’re accused in a lawsuit of violating a citizen’s civil rights. Hopefully, the law passed in June will start a trend in other states and lend support to a bill introduced in Congress on June...

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State: Lawmaker advocated burning Black Lives Matter houses – Vote him OUT! OUT! – kra

Posted by on Sep 5, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues |

Seriously?!  Talk about fanning the flames of racism; tRump must love this guy! This racist moron has no place in our government! Excerpts from the Article: A legislator accused of making a Facebook post that advocated burning and looting houses displaying Black Lives Matter signs is being investigated by the state attorney general and facing calls to resign. “Public Service Announcement: If you see a BLM sign on a lawn, it’s the same as having...

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San Francisco Eliminates Fees on Jail Phone Calls

Posted by on Sep 4, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, Take Action Now! |

Several years ago (7) I organized a statewide boycott of prison phones by inmates, to lower costs. It was successful; rates were reduced 3 months later. READ Families push for lower prison phone rates, more open visits – READ WHAT YOU CAN DO, AND DO IT! – kra  The ridiculously high fees are counter productive; the more people stay in touch with family, the better they do when they get out.       We are never again...

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Dover council OKs 5 new community police officers – Improving my Home Town – kra – With Letter to Editor – PUBLISHED 8/27/20

Posted by on Aug 26, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality |

This is a smart move by the City. While supporting the measure, Commissioner Slavin said: ” … more isn’t necessarily better — better is better.” He is quite right, but I would and to that: “More of better is best!” Better relationship/communications between citizens and the police can help reduce crime and may prevent the ongoing nationwide outrageous misuse of deadly force, such as what killed George Floyd and has...

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Commentary: If you have to ask what Black Lives Matter is, then you really don’t care

Posted by on Aug 10, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse |

This article by Mr. Bethel is an interesting discussion of some of the issues involved with Black Lives Matter. I don’t agree with some of what he says about the Constitution, and I shall ask him about that when (if) we meet. I am trying to track him down.  He surely is spot on with this remark: “Black lives didn’t matter in the beginning, from 1619, through slavery, through the Jim Crow laws, and no, Black lives don’t matter to...

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