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Urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to move forward on the Justice in Policing Act

The Justice in Policing Act is an important first step in reforming our broken and racist criminal justice system by:

  • Working to end racial and religious profiling
  • Banning chokeholds and no-knock warrants
  • Severely limiting military equipment for local police departments
  • Requiring the use of body cameras at all times
  • Making it easier to hold police officers accountable for misconduct and charge them in court
  • Improving investigations into police misconduct
  • Changing the culture of law enforcement with training to build integrity and trust
  • Increasing transparency by collecting data on police misconduct and use-of-force
  • Designating lynching as a federal crime

This country has failed to live up to its promise of “equality for all” since its founding, and this proposed legislation is long overdue to move us toward a more justice-centered society. The House of Representatives has already passed this legislation. Now it's time for Sen. McConnell to do his job and move forward with this bill.