Monday, September 14, 2015

Add Brian Claunch to "Shattered Families" Memorial Credits

~ Mentally Ill Americans Like Brian Claunch Deserve Dog Justice ~
"Shattered Families: The Collapse of America's Mental Health Care System" is a movie being produced by a noted psychiatrist and author, Dr. Stephen Seager. We who care about mentally ill people living homeless and being incarcerated, brutalized, and killed under the color of law are invited to support the movie. Supporters will be listed in the credits that roll at the end of the movie, just like the producer's and director's names. In addition, there is a memorial section in the credits to "Shattered Families." Photographs of people with serious mental illness who have died will be shown among the memorial credits. "Dog Justice for Mentally Ill" blog will feature a dead mental patient each week for you to please help get his/her picture featured among the memorial credits. Today, we ask for you to give support to the Brian Claunch Memorial, so that the shooting death of this schizophrenic double amputee, who was armed with an ink pen, will not be in vain.

How can you help Brian Claunch be featured among the memorials on the "Shattered Families" movie? Write his name in a comment as you make a donation at Indiegogo to produce the movie. Connect with the fundraiser and read more information at
Both Brian Claunch's and your own name will roll with the movie's credits.

When Brian was shot by Houston police in his care home in 2012, his wrongful death was featured in "Dog Justice for Mentally Ill" blog. The article is repeated below.

Dog Justice for Mentally Ill
September 23, 2012
Houston Police v. Schizophrenic Amputee
Mentally ill people from working class or poor families are killed by police officers throughout the nation at an alarming rate. Usually one or two such deaths are reported in mainstream media each week, but many more deaths happen behind bars among approximately 1.25 million mentally ill prisoners in America. Those killings may be suppressed in news reports like Larry Neal's murder was. He was both physically and mentally disabled, like the subject of today's tragic report was.

Police: Cop Who Shot Double Amputee in the Head 'Did Not Violate Procedure' (Huffington Post)

Houston police killed a schizophrenic amputee in a wheelchair for allegedly threatening people with a pen.
What will the Justice Department do about

(CNN) -- A Houston police officer shot and killed a schizophrenic, wheelchair-bound double amputee threatening people with a pen at a group home for the mentally ill after authorities said the man advanced on the officer's partner.

Another news report: Matthew Marin, 5-yr HPD veteran, shot and killed Brian Claunch at a personal care home in Houston. Marin, who also fatally shot another suspect in 2009, felt a double amputee confined to a wheelchair threatened his and his partner's life. Claunch was armed 
 according to police reports [with a silver writing pen]. Police were called to the East End personal care home around 2 a.m. after Claunch became agitated because his caretaker refused to give him a soda and a cigarette.

Claunch's family is lucky that their relative was killed before witnesses, leaving no opportunity for a cover-up. Therefore, the system need not subject his survivors to censorship, burglaries, and gangstalking. Hopefully, there will be no Cochran Firm-type lawyer fraud to prevent a lawsuit from being filed if survivors choose to do so, and no payoffs to government officials and the media, etc. to keep the case hidden. The schizophrenic amputee's family already knows the circumstances of the victim's death. Thus, they will not have to file Freedom of Information Act requests that authorities ignore. Deaths of mentally ill Americans that happen in the public are difficult to contain, like Kelly Thomas's fatal beating by Fullerton, CA police officers. 

Our condolences to Claunch's family and their close friends. May God have mercy and comfort you in your grief.

Read more about the case at these links: 
Huffington Post
"Dog Justice for Mentally Ill" blog
Police Ridicule, Beat, Taser & Kill Amputees

The FBI investigated this tragedy. NOTHING happened.

MaryLovesJustice Neal
Director of Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill
"AIMI vs. USA"
Director of "Human Rights Demand" channel at Blogtalkradio
Website: Wrongful Death of Larry Neal
"Dog Justice for Mentally Ill"
Email Addresses
Phone 678.531.0262

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