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Ferguson is a sad example of a nationwide problem

The tragic death of Michael Brown in Ferguson at the hands of police has shined the light on the police – military – industrial complex, a system dedicated to punishing and controlling black, brown, poor and mentally ill people.

The system we have allowed to flourish in the USA must be dismantled, law by law, state by state and in Congress. Our elected representatives are to blame for the injustice, the laws that facilitate mass incarceration, and funding of military equipment to local police departments.

See more here on how police departments have obtained such weapons, financed by us, the taxpayers, and voted on by your state and federal senators and representatives. They must hear from us to dismantle our criminal injustice system.