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Two Stories Show The Difference Between Being Armed And Unarmed

Two Stories Show The Difference Between Being Armed And Unarmed


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As Stephon Clark's death shows, we live in a time when the term “unarmed” is becoming inconsequential—and, for a black man in certain settings, meaningless.

Director Mel Gibson, center, interviews Desmond Doss Jr., the son of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Desmond Doss, at a screening of the movie " ...

CBC's data analysis of incidents between 2000 and 2017 shows that fatal encounters with police in Canada are on the rise.

Johnson was beaten by police; the department says it is investigating the incident. Screenshot: Mesa Police Department/Arizona Republic

In this April 13, 2010 file photo, members of the National Revolutionary Militia hold

Stephon Clark, 22, was shot and killed in his backyard by police on Sunday, March 18. Officers say they mistook his cell phone for a gun. Facebook

Two police officers - one has a bottle of water in his utility belt

Armed police descend on London's Houses of Parliament where an unarmed colleague was one of five people killed and 40 injured in a suspected terrorist ...

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The Sutherland Springs, Texas, church where a gunman killed at least 26 people on November 5. Scott Olson/Getty Images

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After the most recent school shooting, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a 19-year old gunman was charged with ...

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Even if this illustration were a photo, police might be found to be justified.

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Brian Oxley, an armed guard who patrols public housing complexes in San Francisco, said he has to buy his own security equipment.

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In another 8 percent of cases there was no information about whether the subject was armed, but these people were probably unarmed, since police have good ...

Although the number of unarmed people killed by police dropped slightly, the overall pace for 2017 through Friday was on track to approach 1,000 killed for ...

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Brenda Santos, 23, has her identity concealed in Pittsfield District Court as she is

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Fifteen-year-old Duane Christian was shot and killed by Toronto police in June of 2006 while he was behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle. (Christian family)

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Police academy graduation for the New York City Police Department on March 30, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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SwitzerlandUN on Twitter: "Today's #UNSC open debate on Protection of Civilians and following side-events show great interest in going forward on #PoC.

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