Charles Lorentz’s mother wants to end qualified immunity (QI). On March 21, 2020, a bad park ranger fatally shot Charles during a minor traffic stop. Charles was unarmed. In response, his mother, Kimberly Beck, sued. Yet, Charles Lorentz’s loved ones were denied justice.
The Boston Globe recently published an op-ed on qualified immunity (QI). In her op-ed for the Globe, staff writer Kimberly Atkins supports ending the doctrine. Her piece focuses on bipartisan negotiations surrounding the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.