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Protester: "It Becomes A Problem When You Can't Even Call 911 And Feel Like You're Safe"

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From the November 24 edition of Fox News' Hannity:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Hey Mike, I have a question for your guest. Can I ask a question? 

MIKE TOBIN: Go ahead, Sean. 

HANNITY: I want to ask him. There have been 818 murders in Chicago from 2014 through November 2015. We've had 4,224 people shot, shooting incidents in Chicago in that time frame. Ask him if he can name one person who was shot or one person who was killed. 

MIKE TOBIN: Well, someone in New York, Sean Hannity, is asking, of all the people who have been gunned down in the streets of Chicago, gang violence, black on black violence, other than Tyshawn Lee, can you name anyone?

BRENDAN GLOVER (PROTESTER): I go by basically what I see on the news. The most disturbing thing I've seen this summer was the Tyshawn Lee situation. For that to be a child and for somebody to do that is very disturbing. This situation strikes home to me with Laquan because that could have been me, my little brother, one of my friends. And the fact that we don't feel safe with the police around, they're here to serve and protect. And the fact that I don't feel safe around police, it's disturbing. 

TOBIN: Essentially the question he's getting to is why is there not the outrage when there's black on black violence?

GLOVER: Because crime is going to happen, wherever you go. Crime happens. And the people that are here to serve and protect are a part of that problem. So it becomes a problem when you can't even call 911 and feel like you're safe to protect you from people that are committing crimes. That's the point I'm try to make.

TOBIN: Thank you. I thank you for making the point. That's one of the distinctions we've heard from people like Mr. Glover here is there's a difference when you have someone who is paid by your taxes to protect and serve and that person is out there charged now for doing something quite heinous, Sean. 

HANNITY: That's a good distinction. I'll say that.

Previously:

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Diversity & Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity, Racial Justice, Crime
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Fox News Channel
Person
Sean Hannity, Mike Tobin
Show/Publication
The Sean Hannity Show
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