PBS News Hour on George Floyd Act

PBS News Hour takes a look at the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives on March 3, now heads to the Senate for debate. Provisions include ending qualified immunity for police officers, banning chokeholds, and eliminating no-knock warrants. 

Despite there being bipartisan agreement on police reform, Democrats and Republicans don’t see eye-to-eye on effective solutions. For example, as PBS notes, Republicans “[do] not go as far as seeking to end qualified immunity, expand officers’ criminal liability or limit police use of military equipment.”

Watch the video here.
Read the accompanying article here