Cracked: 6 Reasons Why The Cops Keep Killing People (Besides Racism)
In the time it took us to research and write this article, a man named Freddie Gray went from living anonymously in Baltimore, to lying comatose with spinal cord injuries after a ride in the back of a police van, to having his funeral spark protests and civil unrest in his city. And by the time we publish this, the cycle may have started over again with someone else.
In the meantime, the biggest question we’re asking ourselves — besides “I wonder what some random jackass I went to high school with is saying about these issues on Facebook?” — is when will the freaking cops stop killing people? Not anytime soon, it looks like, because …
It’s mostly stuff regulars of lgf pages already know. But it’s nice to see it compiled. And by “nice” I mean “making me ashamed and afraid of living in the US of A.” Its not just any single thing causing this. This is a multifaceted problem that will require a multifaceted solution (some parts political, some parts cultural) that social conservatives will fight against tooth & nail.