Video tape of the assassination attempt of Representative Giffords in Arizona two weeks ago now reveals that Arizona Chief Judge John McCarthy Rolls sacrificed his life, in a purposeful, selfless and incredibly brave act, by using the last measure of his life to save another. This was no different than when a soldier throws himself on a grenade to save his comrades.
Read about it here.
Further commentary about this horrible incident, fears that vitriolic speech will provoke other incidents, and fears that corrupt officials will use this incident as a reason to retaliate against whistle blowers here.
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