Police State, USA: No ‘praying’ in own home

by Source: wnd.com A stunning claim that police officers in Louisburg, Kansas, ordered a woman to stop praying inside her home has been elevated to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a district judge dismissed the complaint out of hand. The case is being handled now by lawyers with First Liberty Institute after […]

LA police shot 14yo boy, said he ‘had a gun’

by Source: rt.com Police in Los Angeles, California shot and killed a teenager after officers said he “pulled out a handgun” during a foot chase. Though the suspect was initially described as a male in his 20s, the coroner later identified him as a boy of 14. LA Police Department gang enforcement officers “engaged in […]

Chicago releases video of police shooting 17yo Cedrick Chatman (VIDEO)

by Source: rt.com Lawyers for the city of Chicago, Illinois have dropped objections to the release of surveillance footage that shows the police shooting a black teenager in 2013. Cedrick Chatman was killed as he fled officers who stopped him for car theft. (Warning: Graphic images) Surveillance camera footage (5:36 mark in the video) shows […]

Mentally ill 16 times more likely to be killed by cops – study

by Source: rt.com As officer-involved shootings continue to dominate the headlines, a new report found that those with mental illness are 16 times more likely to be killed in encounters with law enforcement than other civilians. Conducted by the Treatment Advocacy Center, a non-profit committed to removing barriers to timely and effective treatment for severe […]

Chicago PD detained 7,000 people at off-the-books interrogation site

by Source: rt.com More than 7,000 people have been detained, ‘disappeared’ and not given access to an attorney at a police-run facility in Chicago, Illinois, according to documents obtained by the Guardian. This number is much higher than previously believed. Only 68 of the 7,125 people held at Homan Square, the Chicago Police Department (CPD)-run […]

Police use pepper spray on protesting high school students in Rhode Island

by Source: rt.com Eight students and two adults were placed under arrest, with some being pepper-sprayed following a protest outside of Pawtucket City Hall, Rhode Island. The protest was sparked by a video of a security guard slamming a student to the ground during a scuffle. About 200 students took part in the protest Thursday, […]