In response to the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, the abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison infamously burned a copy of the Constitution, at a July 4, 1854, gathering of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society in Framingham, denouncing it as “a covenant with death, and an agreement with hell. . . . So perish all compromises with tyranny!”
Castile was shot and killed by a police officer on July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, during a traffic stop.