West Virginians ‘#BackTheBlue’ in social media push – #WarOnPolice #bluelivesmatter

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV -In light of a string of recent law enforcement deaths, citizens across the country and in West Virginia are adopting a new phrase in support of their officers.“Back the blue.”It’s a phrase popping up across social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram.For some West Virginians, it’s an obvious show of support.“Of course I [back the blue]. They’re the ones that keep us safe. They’re the ones who keep the bad guys from kicking our doors in, and they’re the ones who keep everything going on or keep everything running smooth,” said Charleston resident Nick Nunnery.Some of these posts come after veteran police officer Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed Tuesday, September 1 in northern Illinois. He’s the eighth officer killed in the past month and fourth in the l

 

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