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Sen. Schumer Says Senate Will Vote on Changes to Filibuster by MLK Day

“The Senate was designed to protect the political rights of the minority in the chamber, through the promise of debate and the opportunity to...

States diverge on police reforms after George Floyd killing

By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press Maryland repealed its half-century-old Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. Washington state reformed use-of-force policies and created a new agency...

Study Shows Police Killings in U.S. Have Been Widely Undercounted

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Police killings in the United States have been massively undercounted according to a study by the University of Washington....

Senators Fail to Reach Deal on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) called off the talks. No further discussions are in the works. By Stacy M. Brown,...

Families and Civil Rights Attorneys Launch Call-A-Thon with Goal of 50,000 Calls to Senators...

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, sponsored by Rep. Karen Bass, passed in the House of Representatives on March 3, 2021. The bill...