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HEY, rubber bullets aren’t made out of rubber.
they are metal bullets coated with a thin layer of rubber. the cops obviously know this. they aren’t non lethal. they are not meant for close range.
they were invented as a way to break up riots by firing the bullet at the ground with the intent to bounce into people’s legs without much injury and are expected to produce contusions, abrasions, and hematomas in those cases but they can kill.
police that are shooting them point blank at people's heads are shooting to kill.
Aw, I just realized I mistyped ACAB in the photo description but people have already boosted this. Sorry If I confuse anyone.
George Floyd Protest, I'm high and tired maybe i'm wrong.
Taking a break tonight, my body is aching. Listen fellow white folks, it's not our job to escalate things here. It's not our turn to lead. What we have to do is support the actions of our non-white comrades whatever they may be and be ready to put ourselves on the line when the police push back against whatever they decide to do. Besides, the cops will do plenty to escalate things themselves.
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