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this is so powerful
Bless them and their beautiful spirits
These women are so beautiful.
Can you guys please repost if you follow aut-vincere—aut-mori to spread the word (she has asked me to let people know)
Pancake with all the colors of the wind.
i can’t even make a circular pancake what the fuck is this shit
The explanation for this gap is simple. In Britain, guns are rare. Only specialist firearms officers carry them; and criminals rarely have access to them. The last time a British police officer was killed by a firearm on duty was in 2012, in a brutal case in Manchester. The annual number of murders by shooting is typically less than 50. Police shootings are enormously controversial. The shooting of Mark Duggan, a known gangster, which in 2011 started riots across London, led to a fiercely debated inquest. Last month, a police officer was charged with murder over a shooting in 2005. The reputation of the Metropolitan Police’s armed officers is still barely recovering from the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, an innocent Brazilian, in the wake of the 7/7 terrorist bombings in London.
In America, by contrast, it is hardly surprising that cops resort to their weapons more frequently. In 2013, 30 cops were shot and killed—just a fraction of the 9,000 or so murders using guns that happen each year. Add to that a hyper-militarised police culture and a deep history of racial strife and you have the reason why so many civilians are shot by police officers. Unless America can either reduce its colossal gun ownership rates or fix its deep social problems, shootings of civilians by police—justified or not—seem sure to continue.
“I found it easier to say I had a migraine than that I couldn’t stop crying.”
I spend a lot of time at work on hold.
I’m really worn pretty thin right now and feel like I’m doing okay considering, but all I want is some acknowledgement of either or those facts. I feel like I’m a second thought to my friends and a frustration for work colleagues.