police reform

GOP Unveils ‘Justice Act’ for Police Reform

Senate Republicans led by Tim Scott of South Carolina introduced police reform legislation Wednesday, with new restrictions on chokeholds and other practices, as the GOP responded to widespread protests and some riots over the deaths of George Floyd and other black Americans.

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to examine implementation of Title I of the CARES Act, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)