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Louisville to fire officer involved in shooting

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/19/20, 05:13 pm

Officer Brett Hankison violated procedure when he “wantonly and blindly fired 10 rounds into the apartment of Breonna Taylor,” interim Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder said in a letter released on Friday. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said the chief was taking steps to fire Hankison, and the city distributed the letter describing the accusations against the officer.

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Equal opportunity for me, not thee

Family | LGBT groups push the NCAA to boycott Idaho
by Mary Jackson
Posted 6/19/20, 04:52 pm

Some of the same professional athletes who have publicly pushed for equal opportunity and pay for women now want to punish Idaho for trying to assure women don’t have to compete against males who identify as female.

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Atlanta officers protest murder charges

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/18/20, 06:24 pm

Police officers in Atlanta walked off their shifts and refused to respond to calls because they felt “abandoned, betrayed, used in a political game,” said Vince Champion, southeast regional director for the International Brotherhood of Police Officers. On Wednesday, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced felony murder charges against former Officer Garrett Rolfe in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks on Friday.

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