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George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Reintroduced Ahead of 4th Anniversary of His May 25 Murder

HeadlineMay 24, 2024

Texas Congressmember Sheila Jackson Lee reintroduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Thursday, two days ahead of the fourth anniversary of the police murder of George Floyd in Minnesota. Despite the national uprising that followed George Floyd’s killing, Congress has failed to pass the legislation named in Floyd’s memory, which seeks to reduce racial profiling and the use of force by law enforcement. At least 1,247 people were killed by police in 2023, more than any previous year on record.

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