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The Vegas Cop Killers And The New Revolution (VIDEO)

Published On June 10, 2014 | By Michael Potter |

 

by Micheal Allen Potter

“We are at the intersection of Open Carry Road and ‘Stand Your Ground’ Place, So what the fuck are we supposed to do now? According to the NRA’s basic principles, you have a right to carry a weapon that may cause a reasonable person to believe they are in danger of great bodily injury. And they have a right, if they feel that way, to respond with deadly force. It’s a perpetual violence machine. It’s ‘Gunfight at the Golden Corral,”

Jon Stuart recently said on an episode of The Daily Show.

He’s right. And things are only getting worse. The new Indiana “cop-killing” law is Stand Your Ground on steroids. It will destroy what little is left of the respect which should be accorded to law enforcement. Some will undoubtedly abuse the law and use it as a license to kill. The law is limited to allowing citizens to use self-defense methods when they feel threatened by an officer, but – as we’ve seen with the various extremely broad, nutty right-wing interpretations of the 2nd Amendment – it will undoubtedly be a case of “shoot first, interpret the rules later”.

Who will take advantage of such a law? People like Jerad Miller. In a May 28th 2012 on Infowars.com, in a post titled, The Police (To Kill or Not to Kill?): Miller wrote the following:

“I live in Indiana and recently a law was passed named the right to resist law. As I can make out from it, if a police officer kicks in my door and is not there legally, then I may shoot him.

Miller was a 2nd Amendment warrior. He also held strongly anti-government beliefs. He visited Cliven Bundy’s ranch on several occasions, a place where men and women stood together in opposition to federal law, which they refused to recognize. He was kicked off the ranch due to his criminal history.

On his Facebook page on June 7th, the day before he and his girlfriend shot two officers to death in Nevada, he wrote,

“”The dawn of a new day. May all of our coming sacrifices be worth it.”

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Assistant Sheriff Kevin McMahill stated the following during a recent press conference:

“[We have] no doubt the suspects [had] some apparent ideology along the lines of militia and white supremacists. We believe that they equated government … with Nazis.”

These were people who had no respect for the rule of law or for the lives of those men and women who were pledged to serve and protect citizens such as themselves. The strong anti-government/law enforcement feeling in this country is palpable. It is frightening. It is growing.

And now, it has been legitimized by a law which could potentially allow deranged right-wingers to get away with murdering officers of the law. In my opinion, there are far too many Jerad and Amanda Millers out there to risk having a law which puts an officer’s life in the hands of citizens.

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Michael Potter is an Anthropology major at UNC Charlotte. He studies History and Politics in his spare time. He is a great admirer of Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt the Kennedys and FDR. He also administers a Facebook group called The New Jeffersonian Democrats, and he also writes for the Examiner.
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