The Ecuadoran government is using U.S. law to silence its critics. The government is filing complaints under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, claiming copyright violations against videos and posts critical of the government. Websites hosting the material automatically take it down. Those who posted the material are generally able to get it reinstated, but that takes time and effort.
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
Police departments exist to protect people's persons and property. The Minneapolis Police Department has failed to do either.
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.
Are we seeing a tipping point where police begin to grasp why the public is so outraged?