Tell the President to Stop Supporting Cop Killers !!!

Why has a Rapper who glorified NJ trooper killer been invited to White House?

Mr. President and Members of Congress,



How do you justify inviting the rapper Lonnie Rashid Lynn, also known as "Common" to the White House after he made a song glorifying one of the FBI's most wanted criminals Joanne Chesimard ?



Chesimard, a member of the Black Panthers in the 1970s who now goes by the name Assata Shakur, was convicted of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in Middlesex County in 1973. Chesimard escaped from custody and is living in Cuba.



Common's rap, "A Song for Assata," paints Chesimard as a victim who was framed by the police.



"Assata had been convicted of a murder she couldna done/Medical evidence shown she couldna shot the gun," read the lyrics.



What kind of message is this sending our society and children? Maybe we should have researched this man's past performances before extending an invitation. I believe that an apology is in order, from both the White House and the singer, to the New Jersey State Police and Officers everywhere.



Thank You,

Stanley Titterington, NJ

Actively Serving Police Officer



Read the complete story of the invitation here



http://www.app.com/comments/article/20110511/NJNEWS10/110511014/Rapper-who-glorified-NJ-trooper-killer-invited-White-House



See Joanne Chesimard's FBI Wanted Poster Here



http://www.fbi.gov/wanted/dt/joanne-deborah-chesimard/view

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May 17th, 2011
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