What price a life?

The trial of a white homeowner who took a gun and shot and killed an Indigenous man he thought was stealing his truck is underway in Hamilton, under the watchful eyes of….well everyone. The trial is almost a mirror of the trial of Gerald Stanley, the white Saskatchewan farmer who shot Colten Bushie in the back of the head and then was found not guilty of second degree murder by an all white jury. The 2016 jury’s findings sparked anger and frustration country wide not only by Indigenous people but Canadians at large who for the first time saw a justice system up front that allowed a loophole to let a killer walk free. A loophole that allowed lawyers to reject jurors based on race and the blatantness of it…

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