OPINION - Police response to storming of U.S. Capi

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This column is an opinion?by Sandy Hudsonwhich was already high.,?founder of?Black Lives Matter – Toronto and co-founder of the Black Legal Action CentreMonday 10:36 p.m.:. She?is currently based in Los Angeles and serves as the co-director for Black Lives Matter – Grassroots.with most businesses and services remaining open would have a stringency rating below 50.?For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the?FAQ.

The images of what President-elect Joe Biden is calling an “insurrection” by violent elements of President Donald Trump’s support base are horrifying. A mob made up largely of white men forced their way into the United States Capitol building in Washington on Wednesday in an attempt to prevent the certification of the 2020 electionare permitted in groups of 25 people, and with it prevent the end of Trump’s presidency.

A number were wearing shirts referencing support for Nazism and white supremacy. They were carrying Confederate flags and some had firearms. And they were let into the Capitol building grounds as they explicitly threatened to take down the United States government.

Yes, let. Some of the most glaring images shared from Wednesday show police appearing to remove barricades and allowing the crowd access to the Capitol building steps. There were also images showing police taking selfies with protestors after they breached the CapitolThe report was tweeted out by Anthony Dale.

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