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How do we think about the George Floyd murder?
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Police immunity means murders like George Floyd's go unpunished

US law privileges police. "Qualified immunity" means that they are largely protected even when their actions lead to avoidable or unnecessary deaths. The group argues that without this safeguard, police would no longer be able to unleash the brutality that has fuelled the current crisis. Therefore, abolishing this law is the necessary condition for change. Proponents include the conservative Michigan Representative Justin Amash and VP for Criminal Justice at the Cato Institute Clark Neily.
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