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Georgia cops shock elderly woman with Taser for using knife to cut dandelions

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An 87-year-old woman was out cutting dandelions with a knife when an employee of a Boys and Girls club called the police, telling them she refused to leave.

“She’s old so she can’t get around too well, but,” the employee said on the 911 recording. “Looks like she’s walking around looking for something, like, vegetation to cut down or something. There’s a bag, too.”

Officers arrived and responded to the situation by holding her at gunpoint, shocking her with a taser and keeping her in jail for hours, the Associated Press reports.

The department’s police chief defended officers’ actions, claiming that given the situation, this was the least aggressive use of force.

But the woman’s family says she presented no threat. They claim she simply couldn’t understand the officers’ demands to drop the knife because she doesn’t speak English. She’s now nervous about going outside.

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“She is still repeating the incident over in her mind and telling us she didn’t mean for this to happen and apologizing that she didn’t want to bring this on us. She is having trouble sleeping and is stressed,” said Martha Douhne, a great-granddaughter.

Another relative pointed out that the officers could have handled the encounter without the use of any force.

“If three police officers couldn’t handle an 87-year-old woman, you might want to reconsider hanging up your badge,” Solomon Douhne, the woman’s great-nephew, told the Associated Press.

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It appears that a series of QAnon Facebook groups and pro-Trump groups were the ones responsible for posting the story.

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Fox News is so obsessed with Ocasio-Cortez they said her name three times as much as CNN or MSNBC

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It's clear that Fox News and other right-wing reporters are trying to create boogymen in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A new analysis by CNN media reporter Brian Stelter, revealed that the conservative network has said Ocasio-Cortez's name more than CNN and MSNBC combined.

"First, Ocasio-Cortez and her "Squad" mate Ilhan Omar have been talked about a lot more on Fox than on other cable news channels this year," Stelter wrote. "Second, the freshmen have been getting more attention on cable than seasoned leaders of the Democratic Party."

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