Civil rights and social justice leaders were cautiously optimistic after the House passed the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act to hold law enforcement accountable for deadly and excessive force that far too often involve Black lives.


The movement to defund police combined an increasingly negative view of law enforcement has apparently prompted cops to pity themselves despite histories of racism, brutality and corruption.

House Democrats unveiled their sweeping new landmark legislation aimed at reforming the ways in which police departments enforce the nation's laws.