Judge Tim Wright Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Guns Charges
Judge Tim Wright has served as a judge over misdemeanor alcohol and drug cases for 12 years. He is accused of selling seven guns to a known felon, and told the person he bought the guns from that they were for his own use. He had to give up all of his guns, his passport, and his concealed handgun license. We will see how the courts rule on this case.
Officer Shoots Unarmed Man
In early April, Officer Michael Slager shot and killed an unarmed black man who was running away from him. Somebody walking by happened to see the incident and recorded it, showing the officer shooting the unarmed man 8 times. Officer Slager pulled over the man because of a broken taillight, and the man ran because he had a harmless warrant out for his arrest. The police department in South Carolina that Slager was a part of came out with a statement saying that this was not typical behavior and would not be accepted. Officer Slager was arrested and charged with murder.
In Connecticut, a 17 year old girl was forced by the courts to go through chemotherapy treatment. She initially didn't want to do the chemo, but a judge took her out of her home and forced her to undergo the chemo. Her name was Cassandra, and she started the chemo in December. She is just now heading home and is overjoyed to be back. To me, I think this is insane. The courts ruled that the state was not in violation of her rights, but I think that they were. The person should decide for themselves the right treatment to do, it's not the governments life or decision.
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