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Knights Party Press Release: June 29. 2020

June 29, 2020 Paul B 0

Sunday morning, June 28th, the news source Townhall ran the headline, “Blacks In Harlem Reveal How They Feel About The Police.” The idea of “abolishing the police” or “defunding the police” has been floated as a solution to police brutality and racism in America. The left has latched onto this narrative, making it sound as though all of our nation’s problems can be pinpointed to this single so-called “solution.” Filmmaker Ami Horowitz took to the streets of Harlem to ask people – both black and white – what they thought of doing away with law enforcement. Not surprisingly, it was […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 26. 2020

June 26, 2020 Paul B 0

Yesterday morning, June 25th, the news outlet NewsMax, posted the headline, “Sharpton: Confederate Statues Not History We Want To Salute‘.” Rev. Al Sharpton said Confederate monuments are not a part of American history that should be exalted or saluted. During a Thursday appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sharpton told Joe Scarborough that public statues featuring Confederate soldiers are insulting to African Americans, who along with all taxpayers, are footing the bill for the upkeep of the public monuments. “One of the things that is not mentioned enough is that these statues are in public places that are maintained by people […]
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Knights Party Press Release: June 24. 2020

June 24, 2020 Paul B 0

HuffPost on Tuesday June 23rd ran this headline, “Confederate Flag–Waving Trump Supporter Praises KKK, Vows To Teach Hate.” A woman decked out in one of President Donald Trump’s signature “Make America Great Again” caps waved a Confederate flag at a Black Lives Matter protest in Branson, Missouri, on Sunday while she praised the Ku Klux Klan and vowed to teach hate to her grandchildren. The protesters were demonstrating outside a store called Dixie Outfitters that sells Confederate-themed merchandise. The Kansas City Star said the store is owned by Anna and Nathan Robb. Nathan Robb, the newspaper said, is the son […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 22. 2020

June 22, 2020 Paul B 0

Saturday June 20th, Breitbart News posted this headline, “Seattle Officers Guild Pres: Officers Weren’t Allowed into CHAZ to Find Victims and Provide Aid.” On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan reacted to the shooting that took place inside the city’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) or Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) by stating that “violence has now besieged” the zone, and conditions inside the zone are no longer “the summer of love,” and have turned into “the summer of chaos.” He also said that police officers were not allowed […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 19. 2020

June 19, 2020 Paul B 0

On Tuesday June 16th The Blaze ran the headline, “Seattle City Council bans police use of chokeholds, tear gas, and pepper spray.” The Seattle City Council voted Monday night to ban the police use of chokeholds, tear gas, and pepper spray as the city deals with continued protests, including a six-block are of the city that has been taken over by protesters demanding the abolition of the city’s police department, KING-TV reported. The legislation bans the crowd control methods as unlawful uses of force that open the city up to legal liability in the event those methods are used. National […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 18. 2020

June 18, 2020 Paul B 0

Today, Thursday June 18th, a news outlet in Pennsylvania, WTAJ News, ran the headline, “Gov. Wolf, Pennsyvania honors Juneteenth National Freedom Day.” HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — This Friday is the first anniversary of Pennsylvania declaring June 19 as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf is encouraging Pennsylvanians to reflect on the importance of the state holiday and the continued need for a fair and just society. “This Juneteenth, people across Pennsylvania and the world will celebrate this important day of independence,” said Governor Wolf. “This is a moment to honor African American history and reflect on how each […]
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Knights Party Press Release: June 15. 2020

June 15, 2020 Paul B 0

Saturday, June 13th the headline, ‘Who is Robert Fuller? Community calls for inquiry into California black man found hanged” was released by NewsWeek. An investigation is under way into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old black man found hanged near Palmdale City Hall in a case which was initially ruled a suicide but which has sparked concern from the local community that foul play may have been involved. Robert Fuller of Antelope Valley was found by a passerby in Poncitlan Square, across from the building early Monday morning in what the city’s coroner’s office had initially described as […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 12. 2020

June 12, 2020 Paul B 0

Yesterday, June 11th, the New York Post ran this headline, “Black people arrested five times more than white in the US in 2018.” Black people were arrested five times more than white people in 2018, according to an analysis of arrest data from across the country. That arrest rate was found in 800 jurisdictions, after accounting for demographics within those municipalities, according to an ABC News review of data voluntarily reported to the FBI by city and county police departments. In 250 jurisdictions, blacks were 10 times more likely to be arrested than whites, the outlet found. The review examined […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 10. 2020

June 10, 2020 Paul B 0

On Tuesday June 9th, CBS News ran this headline, “KKK Member Arrested After Driving Car Into Protest.” Prosecutors said the man arrested for driving into protesters in Virginia on Sunday has been identified as a self-proclaimed Ku Klux Klan leader named Harry Rogers, CBS affiliate WTVR reports. Rogers has been charged with attempted malicious wounding, destruction of property, and assault and battery, police said. A hate crime investigation is now underway, Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor said, according to WTVR. In court on Monday, Taylor said during his arrest, Rogers told officers he was the president of the Ku Klux […]

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Knights Party Press Release: June 1. 2020

June 1, 2020 Paul B 0

“Protesting Works. Rioting Doesnt.” was the headline from National Review on Friday May 29th. Demand accountability for George Floyd’s death, yes, but don’t romanticize rioting, now or ever. The tragic death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis has set off massive protests in the city and elsewhere. The protesters point to a video in which a police officer uses his knee to restrain Floyd, applying pressure to his neck for several minutes, as Floyd protests that he can’t breathe. This will remind any politically aware person of the death of Eric Garner in New York City in 2014. […]