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WATCH: Philadelphia Residents Throw Objects at Police Responding to Standoff Incident

Police were responding to a drawn-out standoff with an armed criminal.

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As the city’s police department struggled to contain a standoff situation with an armed suspect, Philadelphia residents in the area could be seen lobbing trash or other projectiles at law enforcement Wednesday.

Area residents also shoved the police officers, confronted them in an aggressive fashion, and lobbed objects at officers.

Philadelphia police had been fired upon when serving an arrest warrant at a home in the city’s Nicetown neighborhood. Up to 6 officers were shot by a single individual, who may have been wanted for drug-related crimes.

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A lengthy showdown ensued between Philadelphia police and the shooter. The authorities were ultimately able to bring the suspect into custody after calling in a SWAT team.

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It’s unclear exactly why the area residents lashed out at police who were responding to a dangerous situation. Certainly citizens across the United States have reasons to distrust law enforcement, but obviously confronting cops in the midst of an active shooter incident isn’t the right time to challenge the police.

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Fortunately, the six officers who were shot are being treated at local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries. One was reportedly grazed in the head by a bullet. The shooter had pinned down police officers for hours, reportedly using an AR15-style rifle and several handguns.

Video of a man who was possibly the shooter being arrested emerged on Wednesday night.

It’s unclear if the mob began abusing the police officers before or after they took the suspect into custody. In either case, such behavior could have plausibly created a dangerous situation for no good reason.

Area residents who assaulted police while they sought to stop an active shooter scenario should be ashamed of themselves.

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Washington Democrats Seek To Push LGBT Sex Ed For Kindergarteners

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Democrats in the state of Washington are now seeking to institute a statewide LGBT-focused sex ed program that would be taught to students ranging from kindergarten to high school.

House Bill 2184 would institute “comprehensive sexual health education” in Washington’s public schools by the year 2022.

A parental watchdog group in the state is raising the alarm, calling out the progressive legislation for its marketing of adult sexuality to children.

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Another post from the Informed Parents of Washington revealed some of the sexually explicit content the sex ed program has lined up for sixth graders.

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A program of sex ed that is taught to kindergarteners may be unprecedented in national American public education, especially considering it’s slated to include morally controversial topics such as homosexuality.

A survey by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction revealed that Washington parents are overwhelmingly opposed to the notion of teaching sex ed to kids as young as kindergarteners. More than 10,000 responses have been recorded, and over 58% of Washingtonians are opposed to the notion of youth sex ed.

But the state’s Democratic government is fine with simply ignoring the will of parents with children in public schools, plowing ahead with the sex ed program regardless of public sentiment.

A Republican legislator, Michelle Cardier, described the program’s content as “completely inappropriate” in a radio interview. “I think that if it is inappropriate for me to say [at the state house], I don’t think that’s something that I would want to teach a kindergartner.”

97 people have signed up to testify at the Washington House of Representatives in regards to the controversial sex ed, proposal, but only 16 are being allowed to because of time restraints.

 

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