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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

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July 2016: 'In Texas, several state officials, including Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, lashed out at the group, directly linking its tone and tactics to the killings. Mr. Patrick acknowledged that the demonstration in Dallas on Thursday night had been peaceful until the gunman struck, but he accused the movement of creating the conditions for what happened. “I do blame former Black Lives Matter protests,” he said.'


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Opponent (past or present) Black Lives Matter Organization Jul 10, 2016
Member (past or present) Republican Party (U.S.) / Republican National Committee Organization Jul 10, 2016
Student/Trainee (past or present) University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Organization Jul 10, 2016

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Jul 09, 2016 Black Lives Matter Was Gaining Ground. Then a Sniper Opened Fire.

QUOTE: Inside Black Lives Matter, the national revulsion over videos of police officers shooting to death black men in Minnesota and Louisiana was undeniable proof that the group’s message of outrage and demands for justice had finally broken through....Black Lives Matter now faces perhaps the biggest crisis in its short history: It is both scrambling to distance itself from an African-American sniper in Dallas who set out to murder white police officers and trying to rebut a chorus of detractors who blame the movement for inspiring his deadly attack.

New York Times