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US House passes police reform bill inspired by George Floyd death

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

The ambitious bill, which bans chokeholds and combats racial profiling, has faced pushback from moderate Democrats.
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House passes expansive policing overhaul bill named in honor of George Floyd

House passes expansive policing overhaul bill named in honor of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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House Passes George Floyd Police Overhaul Bill Opposed by GOP

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a sweeping law-enforcement reform bill initially introduced after last year's protests over police killings of unarmed people of color.
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The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing reform bill in decades.
The bill is named for George Floyd, a Minneapolis man who was killed in May of last year when a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes, prompting a summer of racial justice protests nationwide.
The legislation would ban the use of neck restraints at the federal level, get rid of "qualified immunity" for police officers, and prohibit no-knock warrants in federal drug...
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Capitol police officers were ordered to not use most aggressive...

Capitol police officers were ordered to not use most aggressive crowd-control tactics against January 6 mob, watchdog report reveals

Summary List Placement Despite being tipped off of the January 6 riots, Capitol police officers were ordered not to use their most aggressive crowd-control tactics - like stun... Read more ...

Daunte Wright's killing is tragic proof police need massive reforms. But...

Daunte Wright's killing is tragic proof police need massive reforms. But calls for "ending policing" are unpopular and counterproductive

Summary List Placement Daunte Wright's killing in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota was captured on video , essentially through the eyes of his killer. Body cam footage shows the... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz's indicted associate Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against...

Matt Gaetz's indicted associate Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against him since last year, report says

Summary List Placement An indicted associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida has been cooperating with federal investigators since last year on an "array of topics," The New York... Read more ...

Joe Biden Aims To Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11, 2021

Joe Biden Aims To Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11, 2021

Like Obama and Trump, Biden promised to end America's 20-year involvement in Afghanistan. He says setting a new deadline will help him fulfill that pledge. Read more ...

FDA Reverses on Abortion Pill Access During Pandemic

FDA Reverses on Abortion Pill Access During Pandemic

Women seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor's office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic, US health officials said Tuesday. It's the latest... Read more ...

Biden picks up a toy and consoles the family of fallen Capitol Police...

Biden picks up a toy and consoles the family of fallen Capitol Police officer Billy Evans

President Biden picks up a Capitol dome toy and hands it back to Abigail, Officer Evans' daughter pic.twitter.com/oKjyeYOijb - Kathryn Watson April 13, 2021 Summary List... Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to pull all US troops out of Afghanistan by the 20th...

Biden reportedly plans to pull all US troops out of Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks

Summary List Placement The Biden administration plans to pull all US forces out of Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the deadly terrorist attacks that... Read more ...

Obama says he 'grieves' with the family of Daunte Wright, makes call to...

Obama says he 'grieves' with the family of Daunte Wright, makes call to 'reimagine policing and public safety'

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed grief at the police killing of a 20-year old Black man, Daunte Wright in Minnesota, while also calling... Read more ...

Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, highest level ever

Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, highest level ever

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Iran will begin enriching uranium to 60% purity, higher than the program ever has before though still short of weapons grade, after an attack on... Read more ...

White House: J&J pause won't have 'significant impact' on vaccination pace

White House: J&J pause won't have 'significant impact' on vaccination pace

Federal health agencies' recommended pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine won't have a “significant impact” on the Biden administration's vaccination... Read more ...