In the past two weeks, police have killed at least four people with psychiatric disabilities, each of whom had a weapon. Most recently, police in St. Louis shot Kajieme Powell, killing him just a few miles from Ferguson, Missouri.
There are a number of people in the Republican candidate field for Legislative District 20. This is an area north of Olive Avenue all the way to Bell Road, from 67th Avenue to within shouting distance of SR 51. Just one Democrat, Amy Schwabenleader, is in the race for the Arizona House in LD 20.