Surprise: CNN Reports 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' is Based on Falsehood

Matthew Balan | March 6, 2015
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[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]

The 6 March 2015 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 surprisingly spotlighted that the "hands up, don't shoot" narrative and chant forwarded by many left-wing supporters of Michael Brown's family is grounded in falsehoods. Correspondent Sara Sidner cited a recent Justice Department report that underlined that the mantra is "inconsistent with the physical and forensic evidence" and that "witnesses have acknowledged their initial accounts were untrue."

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