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Thu Oct 24, 2013, 05:41 PM

Puppycide: Police Shoot a Dog Every 98 Minutes..

I get emails begging me to plug Kickstarter projects all the time, and I rarely click through. And I sure wish I hadn't clicked through to this one either, because it's incredibly distressing. According to the page's authors, law enforcement officers shoot a dog every 98 minutes in the US, sometimes under the most casual and callous circumstances. It is a wave of underreported brutality that the authors hope to draw attention to with a feature-length documentary: Puppycide.


http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2013/10/24/police-shoot-a-dog-every-98-minutes

This is a trailer for the Puppycide documentary. DO NOT watch it if you're overly upset by the sight of innocent dogs being shot..

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Upton Oct 2013 OP
irisblue Oct 2013 #1
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Pretzel_Warrior Oct 2013 #2

Response to Upton (Original post)

Thu Oct 24, 2013, 06:11 PM

1. my dog is 12 yrs old

Princess pretty paws knows many of the kids in the neighborhood, and she has had the kid from down the street asking if she could come out last Sunday....I know if I felt threatened she would growl and try to get to whomever made me feel unsafe.....cheez...I feel nauseated at the thought at the thought of a LEO pointing a weapon at her....

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Response to irisblue (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 24, 2013, 06:25 PM

3. I've got dogs too..

these stories, plus the combination of the increased militarization of LE, along with the accompanying trigger happy cops that go with it..has now made me permanently hesitant to call the police for any reason..

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Response to Upton (Original post)

Thu Oct 24, 2013, 06:14 PM

2. reminds me of SNL's person who is mugged every 30 seconds

 

and while they're interviewing him he's being mugged at 30 second intervals. Sorry. The phrasing and subsequent visual...

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