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18 Years Ago Today, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed a U.S. Citizen on American Soil

Every year on or about May 20th I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen tending his family's goats with a ...

Border Patrol agent shoots, kills migrant who threw rocks

"A U.S. Border Patrol agent has shot and killed an apparently undocumented migrant who allegedly threw rocks at the agent, striking his face, on the California-Mexico border near San Diego, authorities said. A social justice advocacy group on Wednesday criticized the Border Patrol's use of deadly...