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‘Ferguson Effect is Real,’ Police Survey Finds

An issue that has become known as the “Ferguson effect” is causing police officers to hesitate and question their judgment in situations where the use of force would be proper. The phenomenon occurred following the justified 2014 police shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Missouri, and the protests and riots afterwards. A new police survey from the Pew Research Center confirms what many media outlets have been reporting–the “Ferguson effect” is real.

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Walmart Selling Black Lives Matter Shirts with ‘Bulletproof’ on Them

Walmart is selling Black Lives Matter clothing and other items amid calls to designate the movement as a hate or terrorist effort. The retailer has banned sales of items bearing a Confederate flag, and an “All Lives Matter” bumper sticker saying it was “offensive.” Some of the Black Lives Matter clothing items also have the word “Bulletproof” on them.

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Poll: Texans Follow Partisan Split on Black Lives Matter

Although Texans experienced together the sniper-attack of officers in Dallas in July at a Black Lives Matter protest, Texans’ opinions on the larger movement are still divided along partisan lines.

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BlackLivesMatter’s DeRay May Settle Lawsuit v. Baton Rouge Police

Attorneys handling a lawsuit filed against the city of Baton Rouge by #BlackLivesMatter protester DeRay Mckesson announced that a settlement may soon be reached between the two parties. The lawsuit challenged their arrests during a protest in the area that followed an officer-involved shooting of a black man.

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Black Lives Matter Disrupts Trump Town Hall

A group of activists chanting “Black Lives Matter” and “Justice for Working People” attempted to disrupt the Sean Hannity Town Hall event with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. The disrupters were quickly escorted from the facility.

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Torch French Town

Multiple Black Lives Matter protesters have been arrested in France after demonstrations against the death of a Malian man in police custody left Beaumont-sur-Oise and other nearby towns in flames. Of those arrested, some are being charged with throwing incendiary objects at security forces and others for “trying to burn down” their towns.

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Tensions High in Houston After Police Forced to Shoot Armed Black Man Waving Gun

HOUSTON, Texas — #PrayforHouston was trending on Twitter on Saturday after Houston police officers had to shoot an armed black man who pointed a gun at them. Alva Braziel died at the scene in Houston around 12:30 Saturday morning after officers fired what was reported as numerous shots at the man.

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Black Lives Matter Activist Thanks Dallas Cop-Killer on Twitter

A black activist that called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops one year ago just before the execution of a deputy in Harris County, Texas, is now thanking the man who took part in the ambush killings of five police officers in Dallas.

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Jorge Ramos to DREAMers: You Are the ‘Rosa Parks of This Time’

Jorge Ramos told a crowd of nearly 1,000 illegal aliens, DREAMERs and their supporters “I think you the DREAMers are the Rosa Parks of this time.” The crowd was gathered to show support for President Obama’s executive amnesty programs — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA). Following the speeches, the group marched to the Harris County jail to protest the department’s participation in the federal immigration program, 287(g).

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California Primary Protests Evoke Jerry Brown’s Black Panther Ties

As leftists continue to intimidation and violent protests against Donald Trump in the California primary, a long-forgotten chapter of Gov. Jerry Brown’s past raises doubts about whether he can be counted on to uphold the law against radical protesters.

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Video Shows Moments Surrounding Ambush of Houston-area Deputy

HOUSTON, Texas — Video has been released showing the ambush of the Houston-area constable who was shot on Wednesday as he was kneeling by a deputy trainee’s patrol car. The ambush occurred after a routine traffic stop in Houston’s Third Ward, a neighborhood known for violent crime. A person of interest has been questioned.

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Post-Sandra Bland Recommendations for Law Enforcement Made

A committee formed as a result of the death of Sandra Bland in a small county jail in Texas has just been released. The report makes recommendations on inmate screening, jail procedures, inmate mental health problems, and other law enforcement related issues.

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Hillary Uses Sandra Bland’s Mother to Court Black Vote in Chicago

Hillary Clinton is in Chicago on Wednesday to court the minority vote and use the suicide of a young black woman in a Texas jail to do so. The mother of Sandra Bland is expected to join her at the rally in a Bronzeville, Illinois, neighborhood.

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#BlackLivesMatter Graffiti Hits University of Texas

Five different areas on the University of Texas at Austin (UT) campus were hit with graffiti bearing Blacks Lives Matter markings. The graffiti appeared after a Black Lives Matter activist shot himself on the steps of the Ohio statehouse, and after a 17-year-old black man was shot and killed during a confrontation with Austin Police officers on Monday.

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Deputy’s Goforth’s Murder Was Retaliation for Service as a Cop, Says Indictment

HOUSTON, Texas — According to the indictment of Shannon Miles, the motive for the alleged killing of a Harris County deputy was for the deputy’s service as a member of law enforcement. The man accused of executing Deputy Darren Goforth by walking up behind him at a gas station and unloading 15 rounds into his head and back was indicted on Monday.

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People Who Say Climate Change Is Worse Than Terrorism Are Dangerous Liars

Sorry, conservatives: when President Obama describes climate change as the greatest threat we face, he’s exactly right. Terrorism can’t and won’t destroy our civilization, but global warming could and might. Paul Krugman, Nobel prizewinning economist, public intellectual; New York Times columnist

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Christie Smacks ‘Black Lives Matter’ Radicals — Again

GOP Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie was at the Iowa state fair grounds on Saturday and was emphatic that he was not withdrawing from his position on the Black Lives Matter movement. He also said he was not quitting his presidential campaign. Christie hit the Black Lives Matter movement again while he was speaking at the fair.

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Report: Hillary Clinton to Meet With #BlackLivesMatter Friday

According Deray McKesson, leader of the anti-police Black Lives Matter movement, he will be meeting Friday morning  with Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton: — We meet with Hillary tomorrow AM. I’m looking forward to the convo & hopeful the convo

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Exclusive — Allen West: This is a Time of Danger and Division

“It is ironic that we are about to remember 9/11, both in 2001, and in 2012 with Benghazi on the day the Iran nuclear resolution is being considered by Congress,” former Florida congressman Allen B. West said in an exclusive interview with Breitbart Texas. West also called the refugee migration from the middle east “a huge danger.” West, a black American, also called this a “time of division” that is “part of a premeditated plan over the last 6 ½-7 years.” He said the Black Lives Matter movement is part of that plan for division.