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Democrats' legislation would overhaul police accountability

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are proposing to overhaul legal protections for police, create a national database of excessive-force episodes and ban police choke holds in legislation coming Monday in response to the deaths of black Americans at the hands of law enforcement, according to a draft outline obtained by The Associated Press.

"We're in a real moment in our country," Rep. Karen Bass, D-Ca., chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," speaking after days of massive protests set off by the death of George Floyd and other African Americans...



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