Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: police brutality

Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but...

Mayors and city councils nationwide have also pushed reforms emphasizing accountability and transparency, with many working to create independent oversight commissions.

Two NJ cops charged with assaulting innocent teen on video

“Police officers who abuse their positions to exert power over and injure the citizens they are supposed to protect violate our Constitution and erode trust in our public institutions.”

Amid Chauvin trial and more police killings, calls for ‘peaceful’ protests...

As Martin Luther King Jr. preached, we must reject peace that prioritizes calm over justice — and work toward building a positive peace instead.

Police officer placed on leave after fracturing elderly woman’s arm

“Anytime there’s a complaint against law enforcement, there’s always a real possibility of trust—losing public trust.”

Medical examiner accused of covering up police killing in Maryland becomes...

Dr. David Fowler contradicted most other expert witnesses in the trial and suggested heart trouble and other issues, not the police restraint, caused George Floyd’s death.

Another summer of discontent?

Rather than compensation and apologies from the individuals and institutions that snatched these individuals from their families and communities, African American victims of police violence have been smeared over and over again in death.

Lawsuit filed after police fracture elderly woman’s arm on video

“This is not community policing. This is community terrorism.”

Fourth officer charged in excessive force case

The maximum penalty for the deprivation-of-rights offenses is 10 years of imprisonment and the maximum penalty for false report offenses is 20 years of imprisonment.

Dozens of House dems and progressive groups push Biden to curb...

Reforming the Defense Department's 1033 program "is a reasonable step towards demilitarizing our police forces while preserving the safety of our communities."

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.