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Report: NYPD Routinely Ignores Civilian Oversight Committee on Chokeholds

Police chokeholds, like the one that killed Eric Garner on July 17th, are illegal. They were banned outright in 1993. Nevertheless, they remain in use to this day, and as is indicated in a report released today by the city’s … Continue reading

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Millions March NYC

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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

Getting out of work just now I walked into one of the most intense and passionate protests I’ve ever seen. Thousands of people marching in Union Square with their hands up, chanting “hands up, don’t shoot.” The rage in the … Continue reading

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