Saturday, July 8, 2017

#BlackLivesMatter to Be Sued by Cops for Inciting Violence #News #Racism

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Alton Sterling near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US July 10, 2016 

© Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

A federal lawsuit filed in a US district court accuses the Black Lives Matter movement and several of its leaders of inciting violence that led to a deadly ambush of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last year.

DeRay Mckesson along with four other Black Lives Matter leaders are named as defendants in the suit filed Friday on behalf of one of the officers wounded in the July 17, 2016, attack by a black military veteran, who killed three other officers before being shot dead himself.

“This is quite a world,” McKesson said Friday, responding to a reporter notifying him of the lawsuit, the Associated Press (AP) reported.

The suit doesn't name the officer, but the unidentified Baton Rouge police officer matches the description of East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy, Nicholas Tullier, 42, according to AP.

RT:  Black Lives Matter leaders sued by officer wounded in ambush that killed 3 cops – report

Yeah, right ...

Inasmuch as American cops have killed over a thousand citizens a year for at least the last three years, what say we launch a class action lawsuit against the US police force based on their suppression of evidence in violation of RICO statutes.

That has as much chance as this suit against #BlackLivesMatter because this never did have anything to do with justice.

Once again, attempts by police to repress evidence have been denied.  (RT:   Americans have the right to film police in public, court rules)

US citizens have the right to film police performing their duties, a three-judge panel of judges from the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled, overturning a Philadelphia court decision against two people who filmed on-duty police.

Writing the opening opinion for Friday’s ruling was Judge Thomas Ambro, who cited the famous Rodney King case from 1991, when Los Angeles police were filmed beating King. Judge Ambro said that “filming police on the job was rare then, but common now.”

“These recordings have both exposed police misconduct and exonerated officers from errant charges,” he said. Ambro added that “this increase in the observation, recording and sharing of police activity has contributed greatly to our national discussion of proper policing.”

- RT

An honest cop would welcome such a thing but the noise we hear comes entirely from those who try to prevent it.  The Rockhouse has no idea of the ratio of good cops to bad ones but the latter variety sure makes the most noise as they try to cover up the things they have done.

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