A New Way to think about Policing

Reforming the Police State, Stop Armed Traffic Stops!

Democratic lawmakers unveiled legislation on Monday to reform national law enforcement policies and create more accountability for police. The bill was introduced amid nationwide demonstrations protesting police brutality and demanding justice for George Floyd. 

The bill, known as The Justice in Policing Act of 2020, was principally drafted by Black Caucus Chair, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and House Judiciary Committee Chair, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY). It also has at least 200 co-sponsors in the House and Senate. 

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Opinion: A 22-Point Plan to Deal With LA’s Homelessness Situation

Opinion: A 22-Point Plan to Deal With LA’s Homelessness Situation

By Jeff Hall

People are freaking out about the homelessness issue – and with good reason. The sidewalk camps are everywhere, trash abounds, the public health risks are real. Many homeless individuals suffer huge mental health issues, are addicted to drugs or alcohol and have been known to become violent, harass pedestrians or start fires. Our homeless brothers and sisters are in a trap. Let’s help them escape.  

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