Hey! "Unarmed" <does not equal> no threat

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  1. Mr Pink

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    All of these headlines herald the term "unarmed" simply to grab attention and stir up an emotion that equates "unarmed" with "harmless and innocent".

    In fact, no one is unarmed since everyone has fists that could potentially kill, steal your gun or hide a small lethal weapon. Someone doesn't have to be brandishing a pistol to be considered armed or dangerous.

    I know it's not as sexy but the headline really should almost always read 'Man shot because cop felt life was in danger'.

    Are some cops bad? Absolutely.

    Are cops wise to make assumptions based on historical evidence? Absolutely.

    If you're going to be uncooperative, threatening or aggressive, prepare to be treated as a threat to their life.
     
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    How about college? Does ready to start college lessen the threat? I believe so
     
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    Budding rap career should be 1 strike against....gotta even it out
     
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    What if they were turning their life around?
     
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    Or...reconnecting with estranged child?
     
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    My hands are classified as deadly weapons in 37 states and Puerto Rico.
     
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    He was a good kid, only has misdemeanors on his record.
     
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    Dreamed of being a doctor or lawyer to help people.
     
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    I have to register my wang in 30 states and Puerto Rico
     
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    What about the last two examples of people getting shot by a cop? The naked mentally ill guy.....where was his weapon, in his ass? How about the guy last week that was being beaten by four or five cops.....only to get shot by one of them. How much of an incompetent pussy do you have to be to feel threatened by an unarmed man as he's being beaten on the ground by several armed men?
     
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    Like I said, some cops are bad. But the media makes every one of these sound as if cops are running around shooting people who are just standing there with their hands up. That's usually not the case.

    Oh, and also like said, hands are weapons plus they can be used to take the cops gun. So naked also does not equal no threat.
     
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    Well, I think a person without any arms should be treated kindly not only by the police but by the public in general.
     
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    How about a for-profit tech school?
     
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    Why would you have to register your obsolete computer system?

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    Nope you are wrong. If a black male is 300 pounds and beats on a cop, the cop has NO RIGHT to shoot him. Even after dozens of warnings, even after getting their face bashed in. Unarmed means the cop must fight this criminal in hand to hand combat until one of them dies.

    However if the criminal dies and its a white cop who beat the black criminal, then we will ruin the cops life, award the family of the criminal untold sums of money, and protest across the US via an army of liberal idiots who don't have jobs anyway so there is no one to ask for time off from.

    Also if the criminal has a knife, the cop cannot use a gun. In fact the cop can't use their weapon until the criminal has fired at least 6 bullets from their gun and struck a cop 3+ times. Anything less than that and the cop is not justified in shooting a black criminal.
     
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    Pussy cops who are trained over and over but when it comes time for the real deal, they turn into little girls, close their eyes and shoot. Fuckn pussies!
     
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    There are a lot more than just "some" bad cops. That's the issue. Those bad cops can and will shoot you. The real answer here is to just shut up and listen to what a cop says, fight it later in court. If you do that, you most likely will remain bulletholeless
     
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