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Remembering Dallas

We are in a very dark place in history. More and more senseless killings are happening. Making matters worse, the ones that are supposed to protect us are the ones being targeted.

There is a large group of people that believe that there is a a war going on by the police against the African American people. Sadly, there are many senseless killings of African Americans by police officers. There are also many African American police officers.

The vast majority of the deaths at the hand of the police have been people who were breaking the law, who attempted to get away and resisted and endangered the lives of others, leaving force as the only option. There are individuals from all races that have died doing this, but everyone is looking strictly at the African American population.

The vast majority of the African Americans who were arrested were not killed. They did not refuse. There are many who still look only at the few that have died and ignored that many people that call the cops everyday and are helps and supported by the police officers.

It is not the police that are being racist, but the people promoting this problem that are against the police. Now 12 officers were gunned down by sniper fire in Dallas. Five of the victims are now dead.

This has gone far enough. We should realize that all lives matter. Police should not being gunned down in the name of vigilante righteousness. At the same time it is important that police officers exhaust all non-lethal attempts to seize a person as possible. Whether the person is red, yellow, black, white, green, or purple, everyone deserves the right for due process and people should not have to fear the police.

At the same time, people should realize that the police do have a job to do. They should not feel that they are above the law, but rather realize if they did wrong that they have to deal with the consequence of their actions.

Finally, others should not be ignorant just because the politicians and media are making this into a race war. There are people from all races and ethnic backgrounds that have died at the hands of officers. In most all cases the person left the officers with no other choice than to use force.

Remember all who have died.

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