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South Asians for Breonna Taylor

How you can help Breonna Taylor get justice


Who was Breonna Taylor & what happened to her?

 

Breonna Taylor was a 26-year-old African-American emergency medical technician, who was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers dressed in plain clothes on March 13, 2020.

 

Shortly after midnight on March 13, Louisville police officers used a battering ram to enter the apartment of Mr Taylor for a drug search under a “no-knock” warrant. Ms. Taylor and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, had been in bed, but got up when they heard a loud banging at the door.

 

After a brief exchange, Mr. Walker fired his gun. The police also fired several shots, striking Ms. Taylor at least eight times, killing her.

 

No drugs were found in the apartment.

 

What is Breonna’s Law?

 

Uproar over Ms Taylor’s death led to “Breonna Law” which will ban no-knock warrants in Louisville.

 

Now what?

 

Justice for Breonna is still pending.

 

No officers have been charged for her killing. After much public pressure, one cop has been fired and two others are on administrative leave.

 

The cops need to be held accountable for their actions that took an innocent life. Not only did they not identify themselves, they barged into someone’s house – late at night – in plain clothes. How is that safe?

 

 

Here’s what you can do to help Breonna Taylor receive justice. May she rest in peace and power.

 

Sign all these petitions asking for asking for the officers involved to be fired, charged, arrested and their pensions revoked:

 

  1.  Justice for Breonna via change.org
  2. Fight for Breonna
  3. #JusticeforBre via Color of Change
  4. Stand With Bre

TEXT: "ENOUGH" to 55156 to demand the arrest of ALL officers involved.

 

CALL:

 

  1. Mayor Greg Fischer: 502-574-2003
  2. LMPD Chief Steve Conrad: 502-574-7660
  3. Attorney Thomas Wine: 502-595-2300
  4. Governor Andy Beshear’s: 502-564-2611
  5. Attorney General Daniel Camerson: 502-696-5300
  6. Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder: 502-574-7111

DONATE:

  1. Donate to GoFundMe for Breonna Taylor's family 
  2.  Donate to the Louisville Community Bail fund to support activists and protestors on the ground

This post will continue to be updated. To read about George Floyd, please head here. 

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