Lawless in Louisiana

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Public safety may not be as important as one would think in Louisiana. The southeastern U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico has a history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

There is outrage while the more things seem to change in America, the more they appear to stay the same or get worse when it comes to enforcing the law, or not.

Feds open civil rights investigation in Louisiana shooting http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

Alton Sterling shooting: Video of deadly encounter with officers sparks outrage @CNN http://cnn.it/29mW3Te

#BlackLivesMatter: Justice intervenes in Louisiana http://usat.ly/29xy8lu via @usatoday

Justice Department to investigate Alton Sterling's killing by police in Louisiana http://fw.to/UqyqnmJ

U.S. Justice Department to probe police shooting of Louisiana black man http://reut.rs/29pzuvc via @Reuters

LAW ENFORCEMENT?

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One day following an incident where a black man was killed in an officer-involved shooting, another black man was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop Wednesday in Falcon Heights, Minn.

Public safety authorities report that St. Anthony Police Officers were conducting a traffic stop when an officer fired at least one shot at Philando Castile in the car.

Mr. Castile was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment, where he was pronounced dead.

MN governor reportedly evacuated from residence due to a fire at #PhilandoCastile protests
http://thebea.st/29jSais

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Black Lives Matter

New Video Emerges of Deadly Baton Rouge Police Shooting - ABC News - http://abcn.ws/29rbHMA via @ABC