Terry Roberts, the attorney for the family of Ashli Babbitt, joined Newsmax TV on Monday morning to discuss the family’s ongoing attempts to seek justice in the shooting death of their daughter Ashli.
Roberts said he is handling the civil action that will be filed, adding, “The family and I were disappointed in the Department of Justice decision on this but my role really is to bring a civil action and in that way vindicate her rights.”
In regards to the DOJ’s decision to protect the identity of the reckless killer, Roberts said, “We strongly disagree with the Justice Department’s decision on this. We think the evidence is ample and would support criminal charges against the officer.”
This is the one wrongful death by police that the liberal media has completely ignored and/or defended.
After all, she was only a Trump supporter.
On Monday night the Babbitt family announced they were suing the Capitol Police over the shooting death of their daughter Ashli.
Just The News reported:
The family of Ashli Babbitt, fatally shot by U.S. Capitol Police during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, says it filing a civil suit against the officer who shot her.
The lawsuit follows the Justice Department announcing earlier in the month that it will not pursue criminal charges against the unnamed officer who shot Babbitt has she tried to climb through a broken-door window inside of the Capitol building.
The department said there was insufficient evidence to pursue such charges.
“The family and I were disappointed in DOJ’s decision, but my role is to bring a civil action and, in that way, vindicate her rights,” Terry Roberts, the family’s attorney, told Newsmax on Monday.
Still, Roberts argues there is enough evidence to put forward criminal charges against the officer who shot Babbitt – a military veteran from Lakeside, Calif., who was 35 at the time of her death.
“Clearly, the officer had the required willfulness,” Roberts said. “He clearly could see that she was not armed, she did not present an immediate threat to him, and there was no legal justification for shooting her.”
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