White House Supports George Floyd Bill

The White House officially supports the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, NBC reports. The police reform bill, currently pending in the House, includes provisions to ban chokeholds and overhaul qualified immunity.

“To make our communities safer, we must begin by rebuilding trust between law enforcement and the people they are entrusted to serve and protect. We cannot rebuild that trust if we do not hold police officers accountable for abuses of power and tackle systemic misconduct – and systemic racism – in police departments,” the White House said in a statement.

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