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Walter Scott Shooting FULL STORY | White Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Man to Death | VIDEO

It looks like the officer goes back to pick up something and then drops it by the body he’s just shot’. CBS Legal Analyst: ‘Highly Unlikely’ Charleston Cop Would Be in Jail Without Video
Here’s A News Report We’d Be Reading If Walter Scott’s Killing Wasn’t On Video
(Huffington Post) A North Charleston police officer was forced to use his service weapon Saturday during a scuffle with a suspect who tried to overpower him and seize the officer’s Taser, authorities said.

The man, who has a history of violence and a long arrest record, died on the scene as a result of the encounter, despite officers performing CPR and delivering first aid, according to police reports
The shooting was the 11th this year by a South Carolina police officer. The State Law Enforcement Division has begun an investigation into the incident.

Police identified the officer involved as Patrolman 1st Class Michael Thomas Slager and the suspect as Walter Lamar Scott, 50, of Meadowlawn Drive in West Ashley. Slager, 33, served honorably in the military before joining the North Charleston Police Department more than five years ago. He has never been disciplined during his time on the force, his attorney said.

The incident occurred behind a pawn shop on Craig Street and Remount Road. Slager initially pulled Scott over for a broken taillight. During the stop, police and witnesses say Scott fled the vehicle on foot. When Slager caught up with him a short distance from the street, Scott reportedly attempted to overpower Slager. Police say that during the struggle, the man gained control of the Taser and attempted to use it against the officer.

It was during that scuffle that the officer fired his service weapon, fatally wounding Scott.

“Shots fired, and the subject is down. He took my Taser,” Slager radioed immediately following the shooting.

Slager “felt threatened and reached for his department-issued firearm and fired his weapon,” his attorney said in a statement on Sunday. “I believe once the community hears all the facts of this shooting, they’ll have a better understanding of the circumstances surrounding this investigation.”

Saturday’s encounter bears similarities to the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, which kicked off a national conversation about the use of force by police. Authorities there ultimately determined that Brown had attempted to overpower Officer Darren Wilson and run before turning back and charging the officer, who was forced to deploy his service weapon in the encounter.

Slager was placed on administrative duty, pending the outcome of the state investigation.

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South Carolina officer charged with shooting unarmed black man
(CBS News) Warning: The video above contains graphic content. A white police officer was charged with murder Tuesday after a video surfaced showing him shooting Walter Scott, an apparently unarmed black man in South Carolina. Officer Michael Slager’s case is the latest in a series of racially-charged police shootings around the country. Vicente Arenas reports from Charleston, South Carolina, where the killing happened over the weekend.
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The USDA did a series of Spanish radio ads aimed at getting immigrants on Food Stamps.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been running radio ads for the past four months encouraging those eligible to enroll. The campaign is targeted at the elderly, working poor, the unemployed and Hispanics.

The department is spending between .5 million and million on paid spots, and free public service announcements are also airing. The campaign can be heard in California, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, and the New York metro area.

“Research has shown that many people — particularly underserved seniors, working poor, and legal immigrants — do not understand the requirements of the program,” said Kevin Concannon, a USDA under secretary.

The radio ads, which run through June 30, come amid a bitter partisan fight over the safety net program. Republican lawmakers want to reduce funding for the benefit or turn it into a block grant program, which would also minimize the cost. Democrats, however, are not willing to make major cuts.
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Death With Dignity Or Assisted Suicide? Oregon Opens Debate – 844-292-1318 Oregon legal aid

Terminally ill Brittany Maynard plans to end her life under Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act. The practice is legal in only 5 states.

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Sources:
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPfe3rCcUeQ
People http://www.people.com/article/Brittany-Maynard-death-with-dignity-compassion-choices
Oregon http://public.health.oregon.gov/ProviderPartnerResources/EvaluationResearch/DeathwithDignityAct/Pages/faqs.aspx#whocan
The Brittany Maynard Fund http://www.thebrittanyfund.org/?cac=1
CNN http://www.cnn.com/
Al Jazeera http://america.aljazeera.com/
HLN http://www.hlntv.com/
Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/jack-kevorkian-holds-book-about-the-9th-amerndment-as-he-news-photo/78148203
CBS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HLwSO6HnSA

Image via: The Brittany Maynard Fund
http://www.thebrittanyfund.org/

The Crook County Connect & Beyond event at Crook County High School was a huge success! Over 200 volunteers helped hundreds of people in need with FREE medical, social services, veterinary services, legal aid, breakfast and lunch, and much more! Check out the Crook County Connect and Beyond Facebook page for event photos – and information on the 2016 event !!
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Beyond Oregon: Should terminally ill patients be allowed to choose death? – 844-292-1318 Oregon legal aid

While assisted suicide is legal in only three states, the story of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard, who moved to Oregon so she could legally end her own life, has brought the issue back into the national spotlight. NewsHour Weekend’s Stephen Fee reports on how this renewed debate may affect end-of-life care and the momentum for the assisted suicide movement.