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Senate Republicans have again blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, arguing that it would make it easier for people to sue corporations claiming paycheck inequality and would result in frivolous lawsuits. Edit
There's no reason to protest over the latest police killing.
Police maintain that 18-year-old Antonio Marin, who was shot in Berkeley, Missouri, raised his gun before an officer shot him (just two miles from Ferguson). The latest video shows that Martin pointed a handgun at the unidentified officer. Edit
Police are lying about what happened in the Berkeley shooting.
Some believe that the Berkeley, Missouri police, after shooting an 18-year-old man, lied about him being armed and planted a gun by the scene. People on Twitter are providing photos of the gun being absent one moment and present the next.Edit
From the N.Y. Times: "A police officer in suburban St. Louis fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at him outside a gas station on Tuesday night, the authorities said. ...
'The Berkeley police officer exited his vehicle and approached the subjects when one of the men pulled a handgun and pointed it at the officer,' the county police department, which is leading the investigation, said in a statement. 'Fearing for his life, the Berkeley officer fired several shots, striking the subject, fatally wounding him. The second subject fled the scene.'
The police said they had recovered a handgun at the scene."Edit
This latest police shooting is nothing like Brown or Garner.
An armed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by a white police officer in Berkeley, Missouri (just two miles from Ferguson). The city released a video that, the mayor says, shows the man aiming a gun at the police and says it cannot be compared to officer-involved deaths in Ferguson and Staten Island. Edit