• george floyd protests Jun 13, 2020

    Massachusetts Lawmakers Weigh Banning Police Chokeholds

    Massachusetts lawmakers are working on legislation they say will respond to some of the concerns raised by those protesting George Floyd’s killing, including banning the use of chokeholds by police. A bill introduced this week would include new standards for police conduct, end what the bill’s sponsors call dehumanizing police practices, and add public accountability. Chokeholds, tear gas and...

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