Governor Deal Orders Flags at Half Staff in Memory of Dallas Shootings

Update: Here is Governor Deal’s official executive order ordering flags at half staff.

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Noway2016
Noway2016

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/dallas-police-shooting-black-power-8378177
So, will law enforcement call this a “hate crime?”

Kate
Kate

It’s always important to get the facts right, especially when tempers are high.

It was NOT an anti-police protest. It was a peaceful protest.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Peaceful? (Face-palm!!) All evidence to the contrary. And if there were not anti-police sentiments, then why are five of them dead?

Saltycracker
Saltycracker

ACP “No way reflect”…Organizer Dr. Hood was not expecting it either…but there it was !

From an earlier link supporting the demonstration
“Hood said the crowd in Dallas was taunting the police, but he never believed shots would be fired at police officers.”

gcp
gcp

In past demonstrations Black Lives Matter supporters have chanted “pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon” and “What do we want? Dead cops.”

This organization even refuses to accept court decisions where officers are found not guilty or where an investigation finds an officer did not commit a crime. And of course they say nothing about black on black crime.

gcp
gcp

I heard both quotes when they were broadcast on news show. The “dead cops” was in NYC and the “pigs in a blanket” was in Minnesota. I have not and will not attend a “BLM protest.”

gcp
gcp

I condemn an organization whose members refuse to accept decisions made by a judge in the Gray case and the DOJ and the DA in the Brown case. In other incidents officers are immediately criticized even before we know relevant facts. And yes, I do condemn the above statements as would all rational thinking folks.

gcp
gcp

“So I take it you’re pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, and believe OJ didn’t do it?” I can disagree or agree on a variety of issues and decisions including actions of law enforcement. The problem with the national BLM group is that they believe police are wrong on all high profile/controversial use of force cases even when evidence shows use of force was justified. Also note fatal use of force cases are relatively few given the huge number of daily police/citizen contacts yet BLM and others choose to magnify certain incidents. And where is the BLM criticism of the high level of… Read more »

Noway2016
Noway2016

Drew, quick question: where did the protestors come from who were dancing and celebrating after the massacre and taunting the cops and looting the 7-11? In keeping with your narrative of peace, I’m assuming they were bused in separately after the original group peacefully departed after a soul wrenching rendition of Kumbaya??