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Ben & Jerry Speak to CNN About Ending QI

Ben and Jerry speak to CNN about ending qualified immunity (QI). As CNN anchor Victor Blackwell notes, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are “not new to social justice campaigns.”

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Innocence Project on Qualified Immunity

The exoneration of two North Carolina brothers falsely convicted of murder highlights the need for qualified immunity (QI) reform.

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Progressives on QI

Progressive lawmakers refuse to compromise on qualified immunity (QI), CNN reports. Repealing the doctrine is a key provision in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Progressives are very much in favor of ending QI. However, this has been a sticking point for Republicans in the ongoing debate over police reform.

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Cori Bush on CNN

Congresswoman Cori Bush recently appeared on CNN to talk about qualified Immunity (QI). On the “Inside Politics” program, the St. Louis Democrat says she refuses to vote on any police reform legislation that does not include ending QI. She feels that getting rid of the court-created loophole is necessary to achieve real reform.

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Van Jones Speaks Out on QI

As the nation awaits the verdict of Derek Chauvin’s trial, Van Jones speaks out. Jones calls on Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and end qualified immunity (QI).

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Killer Mike Wants to End QI

Revolt reports how rapper and activist Killer Mike is speaking out against the court-created loophole “widely regarded as one of the most unjustified legal doctrines in American history.”

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House Passed Police Reform Bill

Late on March 3rd, the House of Representatives passed a police reform package. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, passed by the House, would end qualified immunity if signed into law.

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Campaign To End Qualified Immunity Co-Chairs Ben Cohen And Jerry Greenfield Featured in New CNN Business Article

CNN Business recently published a new article on the Campaign To End Qualified Immunity featuring Co-Chairs Ben Cohen And Jerry Greenfield. Journalist Chauncey Alcorn reported…

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The Athletes Ending QI

CNN reports: More than 1,000 pro athletes have created a coalition and signed a letter to Congress. In this letter, the athletes state their support for ending qualified immunity (QI.)