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Incognito Cops Roamed the Streets Amid Summer Protests. The Defense Bill Will Put a Stop to It.


Jim Watson/AFP via GettyIf the annual defense bill triumphs over President Trump’s veto threat, one of its measures will enshrine a direct rejection of his response to this summer’s mass protests for Black liberation. No longer will federal police forces be able to conceal their identities when summoned to respond to civil disturbances.It’s the work of an Air Force veteran and freshman congresswoman from Pennsylvania, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, a member of the House Armed Services Committee. Houlahan is a Democrat, but she gives credit to a Michigan Republican, Paul Mitchell, for helping craft and improve a provision that will stop …read more

Source:: The Daily Beast

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