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Opinion: Police Unions Protect Rogue Cops

In the aftermath of the George Floyd killing, we as a nation need to ask — and answer — this question: How are we going to hold accountable rogue police in such a way that we have no more Officer Derek Chauvins — and no more of the dead civilians he and officers like him

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Activists, parents call for the removal of police from schools

School resource officers were intended to provide students a sense of safety, but George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police has amplified long-standing criticism that police presence in schools has criminalized students of color. Nearly 45% of American public schools have at least one part-time school resource officer, and many who are pushing for

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Opinion: Minneapolis – Cracks in Society

This country of ours, this shining city upon the hill which Puritan pilgrim John Winthrop first spoke of, and Ronald Reagan expounded upon, has had its light dimmed. It is not shut off, yet, but we are dangerously close to darkness. If the only bright light in America last night was a fire at a

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