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Al Sharpton Wants to End QI

Al Sharpton wants to end qualified immunity (QI). The civil rights activist and host of MSNBC’s PoliticsNation recently called out the unjust doctrine while discussing the tragic death of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain.

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Ayanna Pressley Fights QI

Ayanna Pressley fights qualified immunity (QI). The Massachusetts congresswoman recently spoke with MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on the need to keep QI reform in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (JPA).

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Ben, Jerry, and Al Sharpton Discuss QI

On Sunday, June 6, Ben and Jerry discussed qualified immunity (QI) with the Reverend Al Sharpton on MSNBC. On the subject of police accountability, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield always speak their mind.

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Ayanna Pressley on George Floyd and Ending QI

Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is a leader in the national efforts to end qualified immunity (QI). On May 25, the the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, Rep. Pressley went on MSNBC.

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Maxine Waters: “I’m Not Giving Up on Ending Qualified Immunity”

Alanah Odoms is Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana (LA). On May 22, the civil rights activist appeared on MSNBC to discuss Ronald Greene, police reform, and qualified immunity (QI).

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ACLU LA Calls for an End to QI

Alanah Odoms is Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana (LA). On May 22, the civil rights activist appeared on MSNBC to discuss Ronald Greene, police reform, and qualified immunity (QI).

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Tamika Mallory Supports Ending QI

Tamika Mallory supports ending qualified immunity (QI). The social justice activist and author was one of the leading organizers of the 2017 Women’s March.

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MSNBC Deep Dive on QI

MSNBC recently aired a deep dive of two segments highlighting the qualified immunity (QI) doctrine that protects police officers when they break the law.

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MSNBC’s Velshi Explores QI

Limiting or ending QI “could fundamentally change policing,” Velshi states. The doctrine is very controversial. QI’s supporters defend it because they feel police need special protections when making split-second decisions. However, those who oppose QI feel differently. They believe that QI shields bad cops from accountability when they act unlawfully.

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NAACP’s Janai Nelson on QI

Janai Nelson talks about qualified immunity (QI) on MSNBC. She is Associate Director-Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Nelson recently sat down with Andrea Mitchell to discuss police reform measures and why ending qualified immunity is a must.