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Cop Pauses to Remember Chokeholds Now Illegal Before Murdering Innocent Person

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NEW YORK — NYPD officer Martin Stuart heroically paused earlier today to reflect that chokeholds are now an illegal use of force in New York City before shooting an innocent man 17 times in the chest, according to multiple witnesses filming from their phones.

“I was walking around Brooklyn on patrol when I suddenly felt a strange and unknowable fear wash over me. I couldn’t tell where it was from, but I looked around and saw a black guy carrying a bag of produce, so I figured it must have been his fault,” Stuart explained. “I knew I needed to subdue him fast, so I ran up behind him and slapped on a choke… and then I realized, I can’t do this anymore — it’s a crime to use chokeholds, and I refuse to be a criminal, like this guy probably was. I pushed him away and shot him instead. I’m just happy I was able to get out of there alive.”

The victim, 16-year-old Marvin Wood, died at the scene. His mother, Christine Wood, spoke out against the incident.

“I will miss my son every day for the rest of my life, but I thank God that he didn’t suffer slowly while a guy with less training than a dog groomer choked him to death,” Wood said at a rally to reform the police. “The incremental steps towards police reform are clearly working. I want to thank all of our politicians for making sure that innocent people who are extrajudicially killed at the hands of police officers are dying much more quickly.”

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio highlighted the importance of the police reform bill he passed focusing on chokeholds.

“This is a monumental time in our culture — and trust me when I say this — I almost said it was a monumental ‘CP time’ in our culture, but I learned my lesson when everybody got mad at me last time I did, back in 2016,” de Blasio said. “When Eric Garner said ‘I can’t breathe’ in 2014, it shook me to my core. It was something we needed to make sure never, ever, happened again. Well, I’m glad that it no longer can, through our banning of police chokeholds. Now innocent people will die before they even know what hit them.”

de Blasio has since announced that he will rollback legislation to end police chokeholds on citizens after the NYPD reportedly asked “very nicely.”

The post Cop Pauses to Remember Chokeholds Now Illegal Before Murdering Innocent Person appeared first on The Hard Times.

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Young tourist caught untying boats from Ucluelet dock “He was just untying the boats and watching them float away,” said Harbour Master Kevin Cortes.

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EA Sports lends its recorded stadium sounds to bolster crowd-deprived soccer matches

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The video game company Electronic Arts is lending its vast library of crowd sound to augment the broadcasts of real-life soccer matches played in empty stadiums due to COVID-19.

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Health officials ask Montrealers who've been to bars since July 1 to get tested for COVID-19

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Montreal public health officials want everyone who has visited or worked at a bar in the city since the beginning of the month to get a COVID-19 test. Officials announced Saturday evening that at least eight cases have now been tied to five Montreal bars.

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