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Chokehold Victim Eric Garner Laid To Rest In NYC

Immigration of the children entering the US and hearing every politician talking about the poor kids. What about the poor kids right here in America? What about incidents that occur at alarming rates such as this on to Eric Garner. LOCK those borders down, send those children back to parents and help aid the country with “legal aid” to take care of its own problems. Take care of America and its issues first.

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An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.

Eric Garner’s relatives stopped in front of his open casket, some weeping and wailing. A preacher opened the service at Brooklyn’s Bethel Baptist Church with a mix of solemn prayer and an organ-backed gospel medley.

Garner, who had asthma, died last week on Staten Island. An amateur video shows a plainclothes police officer placing him in what appears be a chokehold. Garner, who police suspected of selling untaxed cigarettes, can be heard gasping, “I can’t breathe!”

At the church, the program depicted Garner as an angel and included a collage of photographs from his life and death, including one of a sign echoing what he told officers before he died: “This Stops Today.”

The Rev. Al Sharpton told the…

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