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Here’s what Missouri politicians said after the Ahmaud Arbery verdict | Politics

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Missouri lawmakers and politicians reacted Wednesday to the convictions of three men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who was  running in their neighborhood outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick in February 2020.

“Black people should be able to run, bird watch, barbecue, ride the train, have their hands up, play in the front yard of their homes, eat skittles, smoke cigarettes, do everything anyone else can do. While the verdict was just, it’s not justice,” tweeted Rep. LaKeySha Bosley, D-St. Louis

“Guilty Guilty GUILTY! LOCK THEY ASS UP AND THROW AWAY THE DAMN KEY! #AhmadArbery,” tweeted Rep. Rasheen Aldridge, D-St. Louis.

“Thank God for the guilty verdicts in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. I have so many thoughts and feelings, but for now I’ll just say that #moleg needs to repeal or revise Missouri’s private citizen arrest law,” tweeted Rep. Kevin Windham,…

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