Hundreds of mourners come together to bid farewell to George Floyd in Houston. The officer who strangled Floyd with his knee appeared in court. Calls for a radical change in the police are increasing every day.
Derek Chauvin, a white policeman accused of killing black George Floyd, his bail set at up to $1.25 million.
Here is what you need to know:
- Democrats in Congress promulgate law to punish police officers who use bias and excessive force• Derek Chauvin first appeared in court, his bail set at up to $1.25 million
- From Minneapolis to New York City calls are coming to “protect the police”
- Joe Biden says he is against “police protection”
Democratic politicians in the United States are publishing a bill to facilitate the identification, tracking, and prosecution of police misconduct.
They stated that black people came to the USA against their will, they were chained and remained enslaved for 244 years.
The bill was introduced as a direct response to the recent killings of unarmed black Americans by police, and protests against police violence and racial discrimination are still ongoing across the United States and outside the country. This is the most serious police intervention recently proposed by lawmakers.
Democrates stated that for 244 years black people remained enslaved, many generations suffered from it.
The news bill was sent as a direct response to the recent killings of unarmed black American police officers. This is the most serious police intervention recently proposed by lawmakers.
This means that law enforcement agencies cannot use deadly force, except in extreme cases. Document includes many proposals to combat the opposition from police and law enforcement groups.
“Never again should the world have witnessed what we saw on Minneapolis Street, a meditative killing of a man by a police officer in uniform,” said Karen Bass, chairman of the congressional meeting.
The representative of New York, Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the judicial committee of the House of Representatives and Senators Corin Booker from California, who put forward this measure.
Lawmakers teamed up with Democratic leaders to honor George Floyd, man who were killed in a confrontation with Minneapolis police. They knelt and stayed in this position for 8 minutes 46 seconds.