Trigger happy

The city of Seattle agreed on April 29 to award $1.5 million to the family of Native woodcarver John T. Williams, shot to death by former Seattle Police Officer Ian Birk, in a case later ruled unjustified by the Seattle’s Police Firearm Review Board. His death fired up Seattle’s American Indian community, who united for the first time to stand up for their civil rights.

via  Pharyngula.

more info: indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/05/seattle-woodcarvers-family-receives-1-5-million/

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