Marchers in Oakland support cop-killer

Lovelle Mixon, the parolee who shot and killed four Oakland police officers, was honored last night with a march and rally in Oakland. As many as 60 people turned out. Charles Burress of the San Francisco Chronicle reports:

"OPD you can't hide - we charge you with genocide," chanted the demonstrators as they marched along MacArthur Boulevard, near the intersection with 74th Avenue where Mixon, 26, a fugitive parolee, gunned down two motorcycle officers who had pulled him over in a traffic stop. He killed two more officers who tried to capture him where he was hiding in his sister's apartment nearby.

The protest was organized by the Oakland branch of the Uhuru Movement, whose flyers for the march declared, "Stop Police Terror." Many marchers wore T-shirts featuring Mixon's photo, including a woman identified by march organizers as Mixon's mother. The woman declined to comment and gave her name only as Athena.

These people are simply evil, horrifyingly evil, celebrating a murderer.

In contrast, Officer John Hege, who died as a result of his injuries after being taken off life support Monday, has saved four lives thanks to his organ donation. A brave man continued to serve and protect beyond the grave, while haters celebrated his murderer.