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Oregon County Gives Employee $100K to Settle Lawsuit Over "Blue Lives Matter" Flag

Guion-Pledgure complained to supervisors in late 2017 and early 2018 and voiced her objections about the flag with the Multnomah County chief operating officer in April 2018, according to the complaint.

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Police Memorial Flag Artwork Removed from CT Capitol, Then Returned

State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, requested the handmade Thin Blue Line Flag be removed but dropped his opposition Thursday after meeting with John Krupinsky, the president of the Connecticut Fraternal Order of Police.

Blue Lives Matter Calls for Nike Boycott Over Kaepernick Ad

Many Americans who own Nike products have been burning or otherwise destroying them or giving them away in response to the announced ad campaign. People also responded angrily on social media with images of flag-covered coffins of fallen officers and military personnel representing real sacrifice vs. Kaepernick's career woes.

Maryland Politician's Twitter Account 'Liked' Anti-Police Tweet Mocking #BlueLivesMatter

According to the Baltimore Sun, the campaign of Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous recently removed a "like" from a six-month-old tweet that mocked #BlueLivesMatter.

Pro-Police Group Declines Invite from NFL's Jets Over Player's Celebration of Cop Killing

"If I am correct the JETS may have signed an individual who depicted a Grim Reaper slicing the throat of a police officer," Imperatrice wrote, including a photo of the controversial 2016 social media post.

OR Sheriff Removes Thin Blue Line Flag from Courthouse Breakroom

After white supremacist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, displayed the Thin Blue Line flag, Multnomah County (OR) Sheriff Mike Reese announced a similar flag had been removed from a break room in the Multnomah County Courthouse.

CA Law Firm That Represents Police Vandalized After Honoring Slain NYPD Officer

The headquarters of a Sacramento, CA, law firm known for representing police officers in use-of-force cases was spray-painted with anti-police graffiti after it lowered a “Blue Lives Matter” flag to half-staff in honor of a New York City police officer killed in the line of duty, the firm said Wednesday.

FL Homeowner Finds Way to Show Support for Police Despite HOA Ban

A St. Johns County, FL, homeowner who was asked by her homeowners association to remove a Blue Lives Matter flag from the outside of her home a month ago has now found a new way to get the message across.

AZ Bill Toughening Penalty for Assaulting Off-Duty LEOs Signed Into Law

The measure, dubbed the "Blue Lives Matter Law," makes it an aggravating circumstance for someone to knowingly assault an off-duty law-enforcement officer out of malice because of the officer's employment.

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AZ Bill Would Bump Up Penalty for Assault on Off-Duty Police

Arizona lawmakers on Tuesday engaged in a heated debate over whether they should approve a bill that would specify aggravated assault against off-duty police officers is a crime equal to assaulting an on-duty officer.