By the People (updated)

Updated with replacement vid of “Stormtrooper” arrest, and a bonus new Mindful Webwork. (Below the fold.)

Worth watching the whole thing. Amazing.

California Police STAND DOWN After Marine Vet Challenges Their Integrity
The Scoop – May 3, 2020 – 11:19
h/t jsg on A♠
California police at an anti-lockdown protest in Sacramento, California stood down after a Marine veteran challenged their integrity for enforcing unconstitutional orders.

Meanwhile… first blood

Alberta stormtrooper bloodied during blaster-related police response on May the Fourth
CTV News

…A 19-year-old employee at Coco Vanilla Galactic Cantina dressed as a familiar Star Wars stormtrooper and danced outside the restaurant with blaster in hand to mark the occasion of May the Fourth, the day Star Wars fans celebrate the iconic film franchise as a play on the “May the force be with you” line.

Lethbridge police arrived with guns drawn, shouting at the teenage girl to drop her blaster, which she says she didn’t hear through her storm trooper helmet.…

Whalen says Ashley suffered a bloody nose after she was tackled to the ground by officers and handcuffed.…

Newscast video at the CTV link, but I found this, apparently the original video:

John southern – May 5, 2020 – 2:18
Lethbridge, AB police arrest Star Wars themed business employee in Stormtrooper costume at gunpoint.

Found an even better video c/o Viral Hog.

BONUS! This Mindful Webworks original, two weeks late because stuff.

Cops Take Down Stormtrooper

Protecting us from those dangerous Imperial warriorsCops arrest 'Stormtrooper'

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