A United States army soldier who shot and killed a Black Lives Matter protester in Texas last summer has been charged with murder. Prosecutors had previously declined to charge Sgt. Daniel Perry, due to the facts of the case — Perry, who was driving a rideshare at the time, was surrounded by a mob, one of whom aimed an AK-47 at him and forced him to roll down his window.
The case has since been taken up by Jose Garza, who became the Travis County District Attorney last November. Garza is an active member of the Democratic Socialists of America and has been described as a “highly partisan leftwing activist.”
The DSA touted Garza’s victory as a “resounding victory for the Austin working class over the criminal justice establishment,” adding that he has a “mandate to reimagine justice and to end the oppressive criminalization of skin color and poverty.”
DSA Member José Garza won a resounding victory for the Austin working class over the criminal justice establishment tonight.— Austin DSA (@austin_DSA) July 15, 2020
We have a mandate to reimagine justice and to end the oppressive criminalization of skin color and poverty. ✊🏼✊🏾✊🏻✊🏿✊🏽https://t.co/Z1fxsFzsfM pic.twitter.com/pN0wnkizdN
Sgt. Daniel Perry was indicted by a Travis County grand jury on charges of murder, aggravated assault, and deadly conduct in the July 25 death of Garrett Foster in Austin.
“Sgt. Perry will vigorously fight all of these charges,” Perry’s attorney, Clint Broden, said after the indictment was…
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Original article posted by staff at Rebel News. Title altered by BereanNation.com.