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Clinton’s Plan to Handcuff the Cops Won’t Save the Racial Divide

Liz | 07/20 at 07:03 PM

Where do we go from here? That’s what many Americans wonder, as they watch race relations spiral downward and cops across the country come under siege. How can we bring the nation together again? How can we make everyone safe?

On Monday, Hillary Clinton laid out her plan to mend the racial divide, asserting that “there is clear evidence that African Americans are disproportionately killed in police incidents compared to any other group.”  Speaking to the NAACP in Cincinnati, Hillary said she wants the federal government to ride herd on local law enforcement, to create “clear national guidelines on the use of force, especially lethal force” and set up “independent investigations of fatal encounters.”  So much for community policing.

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