The Inhumanity of Garner’s Death

I read the entire article stated above in the city journal. The definition of a chokehold and the evidence of someone choking is discussed in academic detail mostly in the comments that follow. Bravo to these intellects for their objective findings!

What was unsurprisingly missing in their discussion was the lack of humanity, compassion, consideration and or mercy of these officers as they held him down in a tight corner with most likely little ventilation or breathing air space. Garners cries was not that he could not breathe because he was still being choked, but in that confined position with at least one large officer on top of him, he was not getting the air he needed to stay alive.

This basic lack of concern or just the intenntional ignoring of Garner’s condition is criminal in itself alone.

Garner may have been guilty of illegally selling cigarettes in front of that store, but I am certain he did not deserve the death penalty.

Author: Broker Associate, EXP Realty LLC

Christopher S. Garguilo, Broker Associate EXP Realty LLC I have been in the Real Estate Industry for 20 years. Originally licensed in New York City, where I held a Broker's Real Estate License, I have been licensed in Virginia for 14 years and now am an Associate Broker for EXP Realty LLC. Having relocated myself, I am well aware of questions and concerns that buyers may have who are moving from regions outside of the Hampton Roads vicinity. I have thoroughly researched the area and look forward to sharing this positive info with you. In my years of Real Estate Brokerage, I have learned that buyers and sellers ultimately want to work with agents who are professional, courteous, and sensitive to their needs. I have incorporated these values in my work ethic and have built long-term relations with both property owners and buyers. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music and have a strong fondness for classical music. I am a constant attendee of the Virginia Philharmonic and an avid listener and member of WHRO-FM. I also have a MBA from Long Island University. I have developed websites and am a firm believer that the majority of all purchases, whether it is Real Estate or the latest DVD movie, originate on the Internet.

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