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isthisableism:

Washington Post: Grand jury rejects criminal charges in death of Robert Saylor, man with Down syndrome
Robert Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome, sat in a movie theatre after having watched a movie, acting as if he was going to sit through the movie again without buying another ticket.That prompted three police officers to kill him.Friday, a grand jury determined that no crime was committed, even though his death was ruled a homicide.

isthisableism:

Washington Post: Grand jury rejects criminal charges in death of Robert Saylor, man with Down syndrome

Robert Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome, sat in a movie theatre after having watched a movie, acting as if he was going to sit through the movie again without buying another ticket.

That prompted three police officers to kill him.

Friday, a grand jury determined that no crime was committed, even though his death was ruled a homicide.

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chutzpadik:

fact: people literally don’t care how many psychiatrists and doctors and neuropsych specialists have confirmed your diagnosis. they’ll use self diagnosis as an excuse to deny you access to the services and safe spaces you depend on, but nearly all anti-self dx bullshit reveals itself as Anti-Disabled People Existing in general the moment you bring up your official diagnosis

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