City Of Cleveland Claims 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice’s Death Was Caused By His Own Actions

What? I cannot believe the city of Cleveland can stand behind and justify killing a 12 year old kid playing with a toy gun…Fuck this place!
People should: Homeschool your children –if you have them–build co-ops with other like-minded people..people should be growing their own food and try to exit this racist ass system with its cruel and unjust policies against Black people to the benefit of all other Non-Black people.

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Tamir Rice JORDAN GONZALEZ/AFP

After the tragic death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the family filed a lawsuit against the city of Cleveland for wrongful death.

Now, several weeks later, the city has responded, claiming that the young boy died because of his own actions. Cleveland reports:

The city, in its response, wrote that Tamir’s death on Nov. 22 and all of the injuries his family claims in the suit “were directly and proximately caused by their own acts, not this Defendant.” It also says that the 12-year-old’s shooting death was caused “by the failure … to exercise due care to avoid injury.”

The response does not explain these defenses in more detail, though 20 defenses are listed in all, including another one that says Tamir died because of “the conduct of individuals or entities other than Defendant.”

The site continues:

The city also wrote that it does not have enough…

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