2022-05-11: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-10). Police release video of the shooting of DeAnthony VanAtten in East Lansing, Michigan. wsws.org The bodycam video shows DeAnthony VanAtten being shot non-fatally twice by East Lansing police in the parking lot of a Meijer grocery store on April 25.

_____ (2022-05-10). Activists Demanding Psilocybin For Terminally Ill Patients Arrested Outside DEA Headquarters. popularresistance.org Virginia – More than a dozen activists staged a "die-in" outside the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) headquarters in Arlington, Va., Monday, demanding the agency allow patients with life-threatening conditions to legally access psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," to treat psychiatric disorders. | Federal police arrested 17 protesters who were lying down in front of the building's entrance and refused to leave until a representative from the agency met with them to discuss their demands. The DEA refused to send anyone out to speak with demonstrators, which included terminally ill cancer p…

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