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The Fallacy of More Police

On Sept. 22, the House passed the Invest to Protect Act of 2022, a bipartisan bill that allocates $60 million a year for five years to local police departments across the United States.

Confused About the JUSTICE Act vs. the Justice in Policing Act? This Chart will Help.

After the killings of numerous black people at the hands of police in 2020, Americans nationwide have demanded meaningful change to our current policing laws. In response to the public calls for justice and transformation, Congress introduced two pieces of policing reform legislation: The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and the JUSTICE Act.

Bill Analysis: Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120/S. 3912)

The list of people killed by police is tragically long. Fortunately, Congress has introduced meaningful legislation to address this serious loss of life. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120), introduced by Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37), passed the House on June 25, 2020 by a bipartisan vote of 236-181. The Senate companion bill, S. 3912, was introduced by Sens. Cory Booker (NJ) and Kamala Harris (CA) and currently has 36 co-sponsors.

Sick and Tired of Tragedies at the Hands of Police

Jacob Blake. Another name in the long list of Black men and women shot by police. This time a father, security guard, and a sibling. He was shot multiple times while his children watched from the car. Just imagine being a small child and witnessing your father being gunned down by police. Thankfully, they did not take his life.