Thursday, April 15, 2021

What is the necessary predicate for deadly force?

In his Instapundit blog, Glenn Reynolds writes about
No Charges Against Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt: DOJ.
Missing from this: Any claim that the unarmed Ashli Babbitt posed a threat of death or great bodily harm, the necessary predicate for deadly force, to anyone. There’s no “members of Congress were scared” exception to the law on deadly force.
But this is a police shooting that all the Best People heartily approve.
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