“We want to know: Why? What happened?” So many questions, so much we still don’t know about the case of the woman shot to
We need much more humane tactics in dealing not only with unarmed, young men, particularly those of color; we also need much more humane tactics in dealing with the mentally ill.
Carey was stuck five times in the torso and neck area, and one of the shots was fatal. She was not under the influence of
Overall, I am heartened by the improvements in recent years that I have seen in public policy and media coverage of mental illness. But there is still a great deal of stigma against the mentally ill.
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We're continuing to raid, bomb and terrorize Fourth World countries and pointlessly harvest global metadata. We're still "completing our mission" in Afghanistan. We're just phasing out the government functions that have value.
LIKE MotherWoman on FaceBook I'm sorry we couldn't have helped Miriam. I am sorry that we failed her. In truth, we have helped
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Like with DC's heroes, NY cops are glorified store security, enforcing behaviors, not laws. In our "Church of Stop Shopping" activism in super malls -- we've noticed a kind of terror in the eye of security people when we raise our voices in joyous song.
Local and national news outlets pay attention to politicians and other national and regional officials who do and say things that are unmistakeably racist, covering these outbursts like sporting events.
How many families have to be devastated by the impact of this disease before we make mental illness a priority in this country? One in four is sick. If it were influenza, it would be an epidemic.
Miriam Carey might have suffered from a mental illness, but she was not a threat to the White House. There is no need to look for an evil intent or sinister motive in her erratic behavior.
I realize that the nation, in particular D.C., has been on edge of late, following the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard and the government shutdown. But there has got to be a better way for police and Secret Service to handle unarmed, psychotic people, short of killing them.
Timmers isn't the only person who has threatened the White House -- or tried to shoot it, drive into it, or otherwise cause
Several new reports point to possible motives for what caused a Connecticut woman to lead police on a car chase that ended in her death on Thursday.
First the Federal government shutdown halted the WIC program, leaving 9 million mothers and infants without vital nutrition
"Law enforcement sources" told NBC News that Miriam Carey, 34, may have thought President Barack Obama was stalking her. CBS
Law enforcement officers have confirmed the identity of the woman shot by police outside the Capitol building on Thursday.