The New York Legislature has failed to pass S 1991, the bill that would’ve ended qualified immunity, this session. Although disappointed, public safety advocates don’t feel defeated, and vow to continue pressing forward.
The Players Coalition has signed a letter to New York legislators urging passage of S 1991, the bill to end qualified immunity. “It’s time for New York to step up to the plate and protect its communities,” the letter states.
A coalition of mothers, lawmakers, and public safety advocates held a Mother’s Day of Action at the New York State Capitol on Wednesday, May 4, to honor New York families impacted by government violence and call on legislators to end qualified immunity in the state.
On March 1, Maryland’s Judiciary Committee heard arguments in favor of HB 1012, the Police Immunity and Accountability Act. Introduced by Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins, this bill aims to end qualified immunity in Maryland.
CTEQI’s year-end review recaps 10 key milestones and victories in our fight to advance racial justice, strengthen public safety, and protect civil rights.
Backed by a broad, politically diverse coalition and strong public support, proposed legislation would end qualified immunity for bad cops in Vermont.
Today, federal lawmakers let down the American people by scraping qualified immunity reform from the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act negotiations. But the good news is, we still have many viable paths to accountability. Our fight is far from over.
A group of 17 nonprofits, including the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity, wrote an open letter to Congress. This letter demands greater government accountability.
May 25, 2021, marks the one year anniversary of Floyd’s murder at the hands of ex-cop Derek Chauvin. In the last 12 months, we’ve witnessed a dramatic increase in the nationwide demand for greater police accountability.
Here’s our latest letters to the editor (LTE) roundup. In periodicals from Hawaii’s West Hawaii Today to California’s Taunton Daily Gazette, and The Mercury News to Massachusetts’ Telegram & Gazette, readers nationwide weigh in on qualified immunity (QI).