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Crowds are growing in Columbus, Ohio Tuesday night after police shot and killed a teenager who called them for help.
Ma'Khia Bryant is the name of the unarmed girl who was in an altercation with another kid in her foster care home when she quickly rushed to call the police for help saying a woman had a knife. She hung up and rushed back outside, said her aunt.
Outside of the scene, a small group of people stood. Police tape was stretched around a home with the officers standing behind it. That was when the officers behind the tape told the group, largely people of color, "blue lives matter."
"Paula Bryant tells me her 16-year-old daughter Ma'Khia Bryant was an honor roll student and a sweet child," said reporter Lacy Crisp.
Paula Bryant tells me her 16 year-old daughter Ma’Khia Bryant was an honor roll student and a sweet child. Ma’Khia… https://t.co/kqEWxdS2df— Lacey Crisp (@Lacey Crisp)1618964921.0
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Three white officers say, "blue lives matter" to a group of black residents at the scene where police shot and kill… https://t.co/3CKoJGnanV— scott keeler (@scott keeler)1618966649.0
On Fox News Tuesday night, Tucker Carlson did not appear to be pleased with the guilty verdict against former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Indeed, according to Carlson, the jury was tainted by fear of riots if they did not convict, and the public outpouring of support for Floyd amounts to an "attack on civilization."
"The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial came to a unanimous and unequivocal verdict this afternoon: Please Don't Hurt Us," said Carlson. "The jurors spoke for many in this country, and everyone understood perfectly well the consequences of an acquittal in this case. After nearly a year of burning and looting and murder by BLM, that was never in doubt. Last night, 2,000 miles from Minneapolis, police in Los Angeles pre-emptively blocked roads. Why? They knew what would happen if Derek Chauvin got off."
The president of the top police union in the United States told CNN that he supports the verdict in the Chauvin case, calling the conviction "justified."
"In the end he didn't get off," continued Carlson. "If given the maximum sentence under the law, he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Is that a fair punishment? Is the officer guilty of the specific crimes for which he was just convicted? We can debate all that, and over this hour, we will. But here's what we can't debate. No mob has the right to destroy our cities. Not under any circumstances, not for any reason. No politician or media figure has the right to intimidate a jury. And no political party has the right to impose a different standard of justice on its own supporters."
"These things are unacceptable in America. All of them are happening now," he added. "If they continue to happen, decent, productive people will leave. The country as we know it will be over. So we must stop this current insanity. It's an attack on civilization."
Tucker Carlson reacts to Derek Chauvin's conviction by characterizing public support for Floyd as "an attack on civ… https://t.co/cWx61W0qNp— nikki mccann ramírez (@nikki mccann ramírez)1618963827.0
But one person who did not come to Chauvin's defense was Patrick Yoes, president of the Fraternal Order of Police — a top police union that is usually quick to defend officers' conduct in just about any fatal incident. Even as far as Yoes was concerned, the conviction was justified, as he said on CNN's "OutFront" that night.
"Your organization called the trial fair and said the system of justice worked as it should," said anchor Erin Burnett. "Do you believe the jury got it right in the case of Derek Chauvin with the guilty on all three counts?"
"As a law enforcement officer, we were probably one of the first organizations that stepped forward and said, you know, this just doesn't look right, and we knew that, and we had full faith in the criminal justice system," said Yoes. "There was a trial and a trial, all the evidence was put forth, and now we have a verdict, and now we can go one step closer to getting past this very dark day in American history. We're very much committed to having the open dialogues and finding a path forward so we can have a better criminal justice system."
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