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NRA silent as pregnant black woman is thrown in jail for pointing a gun to defend her family

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A Black pregnant woman is serving time in jail for practicing her 2nd amendment rights, reports Vox.

Siwatu-Salama Ra lives in Michigan, an open carry state and has a concealed carry permit. Despite this she is serving two years at Huron Valley Correctional Facility on assault and felony firearm convictions.

During an altercation with Channell Harvey, Ra feared for her life. Ra said she believed Harvey was going to hit her family with a car.

“ [Harvey was] literally going back and forth to this car, putting it in reverse and fixing herself to come at us again, and go after my mother, who was also standing very close to me and wasn’t able to run,” Ra said.

In self defense, Ra pulled out an unloaded handgun and pointed it towards Harvey. But she never fired a shot.  Harvey took pictures of Ra holding her gun, and went to the police station to file a report.

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Cofounder of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Cullors said the case was a clear injustice.

“Siwatu should be home getting ready to deliver her baby, and being with her family. Instead, she is suffering and isolated being punished for protecting herself, her child and [her] mother. This is a shameful, shameful reality, and it’s clear that we need to challenge a criminal justice system that would try a pregnant black woman for upholding ‘stand your ground’ laws and her Second Amendment rights.”

Her attorney Victoria Burton-Harris said:

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“This case was simple — a black woman, a mother, a daughter, an activist was afraid — and it didn’t matter. Her fear wasn’t significant enough for a jury of her peers to believe it. We’ll never know what more she needed to endure to justify her fear. She stood her ground and is now serving a mandatory two-year prison term. It’s a hard pill to swallow.”

Currently her case is under appeal, but judge Thomas Hathaway denied to postpone her sentence until she gives birth.

NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch, said she mentioned the case on NRATV, however, there has been no outrage on the NRA social media platforms or website about Ra’s gun rights being violated.

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Trump tries to change the subject by blaming Obama — then accidentally admits he’s putting kids in ‘cages’

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President Donald Trump was the target of a Democratic press conference with four Congresswomen of color who were calling him out for racist tweets telling them to go back to their countries.

The women attacked every policy that Trump seems to be losing on. Trump seemed to try and pivot to another issue entirely, blaming former President Barack Obama for building the cages that he's putting children in after he takes them from their parents.

The Obama Administration built the Cages, not the Trump Administration! DEMOCRATS MUST GIVE US THE VOTES TO CHANGE BAD IMMIGRATION LAWS.

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‘Bond is dead’: White dudes flip out over casting of a black woman as next Agent 007

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The announcement set off predictably racist and sexist reactions.

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