I remember an interview with Elie Wiesel several years back….what’s that got to do with Black Lives Matter? ….When asked if Mr. Wiesel forgave his Nazi torturers, murderers and kidnappers, he said simply “No.” when asked why, he said simply “They never asked.” A metaphysical truth that seems lost on much of those in America who should know that even God himself needs to be asked before bestowing “forgetfulness of sin aka Forgiveness” upon the practitioner of Evil. See also DemocracyNow.org for 6/22/15
Originally posted on Failure to Listen:
Charleston Shooting Terrorist Was Not A Lone Wolf
In the land of Freedom and Constitution rights, the model of democracy and human rights, there are actually no laws that obligate law enforcement to preserve human life.
“While law enforcement in the United States is given the authority to use lethal force, there is no equal obligation to respect and preserve human life.”
And there are laws that authorize the use of lethal force on protestors and activists.
A report by Amnesty International received little attention from traditional media. This report stated the US failed to comply with international standards on the use of lethal force in all 50 states. In addition, the current laws in USA fall below the lowest standards set by the Constitution.
This report is rare in its attempt to understand one of the most problematic epidemics in American History ( #PoliceBrutality ) to find meaningful…
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