United States police kill pregnant Native American woman

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This video from the USA says about itself:

Pregnant Woman Shot By Police During ‘Wellness Check’

24 October 2016

Renee Davis was pregnant when she was shot and killed by police officers, during a ‘wellness check.’ Cenk Uygur, Grace Baldridge, and Hasan Piker, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Washington woman who was five months pregnant was shot and killed by King County Sheriff’s deputies Friday night on Muckleshoot tribal lands. Now her loved ones want to know why.

The dead woman’s former foster sister Danielle Bargala told the Seattle Times that Renee Davis, 23, had struggled with depression and mental illness before her fatal run-in with police on Friday.

“It’s really upsetting because it was a wellness check,” said Bargala, who is a Seattle University law student. “Obviously, she didn’t come out of it well.”

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Four Lesbians Were Wrongly Convicted of Child Abuse. Why Haven’t They Been Exonerated? — Wrongful Convictions Blog

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Originally published on Slate.com By June Thomas On the night of Saturday, Oct. 15, every LGBTQ person and ally—and anyone who wants to see unequivocal proof of how messed up the American criminal justice system is—should plant themselves in front of a TV set and watch Southwest of Salem. The documentary, which airs on Investigation […]

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Documentary film-makers face decades in prison for taping oil pipeline Protests TheGuardian

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Documentary film-makers face decades in prison for taping oil pipeline protests

Deia Schlosberg and Lindsey Grayzel face felony charges that first amendment advocates say are part of a growing number of attacks on freedom of the press

 
Lindsey Grayzel, an independent film-maker from Portland, Oregon, was arrested and jailed on 11 October while filming at a pipeline protest in Washington state.
Lindsey Grayzel, an independent film-maker from Portland, Oregon, was arrested and jailed on 11 October while filming at a pipeline protest in Washington state. Photograph: Ben Grayzel

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“All blacks will be condemned for the voodoo they do”: Elderly white woman insults and kicks black psychologist on Avenida Paulista — Black Women of Brazil

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Note from BW of Brazil: One has to seriously wonder how Brazil was able to pass itself off as a ‘racial democracy’ for so many years. Especially as numerous books dating back to the 1950s have documented the types of incidents such as the one featured today. Although it would be ridiculous to argue that […]

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We now know the cause of death of Playboy model Katie May — RareRare

She was once on top of the world, with 2 million followers on Snapchat and a loyal stable of Instagram followers. But in February, Playboy model Katie May passed away suddenly. TMZ reported Wednesday the cause of death, which according to documents, stemmed from a chiropractic neck manipulation. As Cosmo points out, she pinched a…

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University of Kansas sorority girl allegedly kidnapped, brutally beaten by Tinder date — New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

LAWRENCE, Kan. — What began as a Tinder date turned out to be a violent nightmare. A 20-year-old University of Kansas student was kidnapped and brutally beaten by a man she met on the popular dating app, Tinder. Shane Allen, 30, picked the woman up at her sorority house on April 12, WKBW reported. Court documents state […]

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