Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree on Many Policing Reforms

While the subject of U.S. policing remained contentious in the wake of George Floyd's death, surveys conducted this past summer showed many areas of overlap in terms of police reform. There is sometimes a faulty perception that Democrats support many kinds of deep policy changes, while...
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Story of the Week: Crime Concerns at 4-Year High Amid Surge in Violence

Amid a recent surge in violent crime and shootings, Americans' concerns about crime are at a four-year high. An ABC News / Washington Post poll conducted in June found that 59% of Americans believe crime is an “extremely” or “very” serious problem. At least 150 people were killed in...
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Minneapolis Just Voted to Fund the Police. Why Isn’t That Getting More Coverage?

From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Minneapolis, the city where a worldwide movement began last summer after the death of George Floyd, is back in the news again. Well, not really. There are undoubtedly newsworthy things happening in Minnesota. The Minneapolis...
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When Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree on Police Reform

The public was very aware of police behavior in 2020. George Floyd and Breonna Taylor became household names, and widespread protests took place around the country. As we start the year 2021, is there any hope for bipartisan police reform? Surprisingly, Republicans and Democrats can agree...
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Many Left-Rated Sources Ignore Police Security Withdrawal From DNC

This year’s Democratic National Convention will take place from August 17-20 in Milwaukee (otherwise known as the second best city on Lake Michigan), where former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to be crowned the party’s nominee for president. But weeks before Milwaukee is set to...
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Story of the Week: Federal Police Called on to Curb Portland Unrest, Alleged Violence

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Since the death of George Floyd, protests in Portland, Oregon have reportedly caused damage to federal property, prompting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to send federal officers to the city. Those...
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Story of the Week: Talk of Police Reform, Defunding Takes Center Stage

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Calls to defund the police have rung out nationwide after George Floyd's death at the hands of law enforcement last month. Prominent Democrats recently introduced a bill aimed at significant police reform . Many...
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Story of the Week: George Floyd's Death in Police Custody Sparks Protests, Riots

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. George Floyd's death after a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes last week has sparked massive civil unrest and outcry against police brutality, racism and criminal justice failures. The...
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