It should have been 100 Percent. There is no doubt this was wrong and people who voted it was “fair” think about that more carefully because if it was your son or daughter or sister or brother or your father … yeah. Murdered for selling loose cigarettes. Wow.
More than half of all Americans believe charges should have been brought against the white police officer involved in the “chokehold” death of unarmed black man Eric Garner, according to a new poll.
A total of 57% say the New York City grand jury that decided not to indict Daniel Panteleo was wrong in their decision, the USA Today/Pew Research Center poll found. Just over one in five (22%) said the grand jury was right not to indict.
The strong support for an indictment may be due to a video posted afterward showing Garner being held in what appeared to be an illegal chokehold during his arrest for selling loose cigarettes. In the video, Garner can be heard saying ‘I can’t breathe,” which has now become a rallying cry for those protesting the decision. Pantaleo has reportedly denied using an illegal maneuver to subdue Garner.
The poll’s findings…
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