Law and order only work if applied equally

A call for maintaining law and order, without the acknowledgment that neither is applied fairly and equally in this country, is little more than a call for maintaining the status quo. 

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September 1, 2020 - 9:50 AM

Wisconsin activist Isaac Wallner, center, looks on during a prayer vigil in Civic Center Park in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Aug. 27. Photo by (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

It’s not law and order to shoot a man seven times in the back.

It’s not law and order when a 17-year-old boy grabs an assault rifle and crosses state lines.

It’s not law and order when that 17-year-old boy shoots three people and two of them die.

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