Monday, March 7, 2016

'No scapegoat': Thousands rally around U.S. over officer's conviction

Thousands of protesters attend a rally in the Brooklyn borough of New York Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in support of a former NYPD police officer Peter Liang, who was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley, in a housing project stairwell. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Thousands of protesters attend a rally in the Brooklyn borough of New York Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in support of a former NYPD police officer Peter Liang, who was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley, in a housing project stairwell. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

About 10,000 protesters, some holding signs and other chanting, rallied in New York on Saturday in support of a former police officer convicted for fatally shooting an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell in a public housing building.


Ezekiel 34:8
As I live, saith the Lord God, surely because my flock became a prey, and my flock became meat to every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock;



Zephaniah 2:1
Gather yourselves together, yea, gather together, O nation not desired;