In the wake of George Floyd’s death, there is a call across the country to “Defund the Police.” Chris Cillizza explains why the slogan could be dangerous for Democrats and detract from the calls for reforming police departments, demilitarization and re-allocation of resources for community building.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
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Minneapolis City Council members intend to defund and dismantle the city’s police department
Biden says he doesn’t support defunding police
CNN Poll: Trump losing ground to Biden amid chaotic week
Democrats offer sweeping police reform bill
Top congressional Democrats steer clear of ‘defund the police’ rhetoric
Trump Uses ‘Defund Police’ as Weapon Against Biden
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