POTUS Speaks On ‘Excessive’ Police Response, Journalists Right ‘To Do Their Job’ During #MichaelBrown Speech

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Ever since 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot multiple times by a policeman, Ferguson, Mo., has turned into a war zone, with police peppering civilians and journalists with tear gas, rubber bullets, and mass arrests. After releasing a statement on Monday, President Barack Obama (pictured) held a press conference on Thursday afternoon, calling for police not to use excessive force against civilians who have a right to assemble and asked that civilians not use this incident as an opportunity to vandalize and steal. Watch his speech below.

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