A coalition of NBA players and executives is now pushing the US Congress to adopt the radical new ‘Justice in Policing Act.’
As The Daily Wire reports:
A coalition of top NBA players and executives are throwing their clout behind the Democrat-backed George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
The group, called the National Basketball Social Justice Coalition (NBSJC), released a statement Tuesday, which marked one year since the death of George Floyd, backing the police reform bill passed in a nearly party-line vote in March. Two Democrats, Reps. Jared Golden (ME) and Ron Kind (WI), joined Republicans in voting against the legislation.
The NBSJC statement says:
Today, as this painful anniversary approaches, we have an opportunity to honor the memory of Mr. Floyd and others who have been victims of police brutality in this country by passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Systemic problems demand systemic solutions. And, because police actions are governed by a diverse array of state laws and local policies, the Floyd Act takes unprecedented strides towards consistency—reforming at a federal level the practices that failed its namesake…
Of course, the statement didn’t mention the massive rise in crime that has effected many minority communities in the wake of the anti-police riots of the past year.