America is going to a bad totalitarian place atan incredible speed.
A California duo was charged with a hate crime for defacing a newly painted Black Lives Matter mural outside of a courthouse, officials announced Tuesday.
Painting over a political message you oppose is not a hate crime. Authorities who support that message using hate crime regulations to suppress protests are blatantly using the law to enforce their political affiliation.
As Anderson painted within the lines, allowing the letters “B” and “L” to remain visible, Nelson told onlookers: “we’re sick of this narrative.”
“The narrative of police brutality, the narrative of oppression, the narrative of racism,” Nelson declared. “It’s a lie.”
“I said no one wants Black Lives Matter here!” he added. “That’s what I said. All Lives Matter, you punk.”
This might at most be vandalism. It’s not a hate crime. There’s no expression of hatred or…
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