Indiana Deputy AG Calls For Live Ammunition and Deadly Force against WI Protesters

A deputy Attorney General tweeted that he believes “live ammunition” should be used against the protesters in Wisconsin. What happened to toning down the rhetoric?

Via Indiana News;

A deputy in the Indiana Attorney General’s Office is no longer employed by the office following online comments he made concerning protesters at the Wisconsin Legislature.

Mother Jones, a political website, tweeted Saturday, “Sources in Madison say riot police have been ordered to clear protesters from capitol at 2 am,” to which Deputy Attorney General Jeff Cox responded using his personal account, “Use live ammunition.”

In an article published Wednesday on Mother Jones, author Adam Weinstein said Cox continued to advocate the use of deadly force on protesters.
Cox tweeted, “You’re damn right I advocate deadly force,” in response to a query from Weinstein.In an article published Wednesday on Mother Jones, author Adam Weinstein said Cox continued to advocate the use of deadly force on protesters.

Cox tweeted, “You’re damn right I advocate deadly force,” in response to a query from Weinstein.

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