Rioters Present Increasing Threat to Law Enforcement

rtrsAs the anti-Donald Trump rioting continues on, paid protesters are increasingly attacking law enforcement. They throw rocks, bottles, fireworks, M-80s, Molotov cocktails and other objects at the police. They smash the windows of patrol cars and slash the tires. Officers around the country have been injured.

In Austin, anti-Trump protesters were caught on video chanting support for cop killings. They shouted, “What’s better than one dead cop? Two dead cops!” They repeated the phrase, increasing the numbers until they reached 15, “What’s better than 14 dead cops? Fifteen dead cops!”

Activist Hostility

Some of the violence has been created by activist groups, who either encourage it by their language or participate in it in the actions.

Black Lives Matter activists stirred up a lot of the recent hatred against law enforcement, chanting phrases during demonstrations such as, “What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want it? Now!” The organization is spreading the message that it is acceptable to use violence against law enforcement as revenge for black suspects who are shot — despite the fact that law enforcement has generally been exonerated afterward.

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