I’ll talk about this more later. Details still need to be sorted out. But even if all you read is the Sherrif’s report, it’s incredibly clear that the intent of law enforcement was to attack, not to protect and serve. Not only was no effort made by law enforcement to correct known permit deficiencies (assuming there were any), but they actually went out of their way to encourage a violent confrontation.
Update: Video available here
Thanks to jackl for the tips and updates and particularly to Ben Masel for his efforts to geet the media to really cover this story. Expect some more balanced reporting in tomorrow’s papers.
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