Police Reform for Black Lives

June 20, 2020

Black Lives Matter.

Stop Handgun Violence stands in support of the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus Ten-Point Plan. Black lives matter and we must change policy at all levels to address systemic racism and injustice in this country.

Read our full statement here.

Take action NOW to support racial justice reform in Massachusetts.

Read more about the Massachusetts: Ten-Point Plan

Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus and Elected Officials of Color presented a Ten-Point Plan to combat systemic racism in policing & police brutality.

 

MA Governor: Police Reform and Certification

Governor Baker announced his legislation designed to ramp up accountability of the state’s police departments, including by creating of a system licensing officers for the first time in state history.

 

Congress: The Justice & Policing Act

Congress introduced a Police Reform Bill, aimed at ending excessive use of force by police officers, and making it easier to identify, track and prosecute police misconduct. It is the most expansive intervention into policing that lawmakers have proposed in recent memory.

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