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The theology of police authority: the impact of Romans 13
A deep dive into the inner workings of a church in Kenosha, WI that espouses the scripture of Romans 13 to imbue police authority with the power of the word of God. The department’s theology and misconduct is exposed by a former Kenosha police detective.
He exposed police corruption, now cops won’t leave him alone
The story of cop watcher Otto The Watchdog reveals how American law enforcement uses the criminal justice system to retaliate against critics and their families. But Otto is not alone, First Amendment activists, auditors and protesters all around the U.S. are feeling the blue backlash.
Why Jacob Blake’s family will have to fight for justice
After his unarmed son was killed by Kenosha police, Michael Bell Sr. has fought for independent investigations of police shootings.
Breaking: Police shoot man multiple times in the back
The shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, WI police has prompted outcry after a video posted to social media raised troubling questions.
Mainstream media misses damning evidence in Blueleaks police data dump
The massive document dump reveals a troubling trend the mainstream media has overlooked: Tech companies monetizing criminal surveillance.