George Floyd

Even Fast-Casual Restaurants Are Telling Me to Vote

I have recently been reminded, asked, or commanded to vote approximately 6 million times. These nudges have come from the people and places I’d expect—candidates, local officials, civic and political organizations—but also, more so than in any other election year I remember, from the places…

DOJ: More Than 300 Charged With Crimes Committed Near or at Protests Since May

More than 300 people have been charged for committing crimes “adjacent to or under the guise of peaceful demonstrations since the end of May,” the Department of Justice announced Thursday. The crimes were committed in 29 states and Washington, authorities said. Assaulting a law enforcement…

WATCH: Vikings Honor George Floyd in Pregame Ceremony

The Minnesota Vikings used a portion of their pregame ceremony to pay tribute to George Floyd, a Minneapolis man killed in a police-involved incident in May, and honor his family. 0…

Judge Will Not Admit Some Evidence About George Floyd’s Criminal History In Trial

The judge in the trial against four ex-Minneapolis police officers who stand accused of George Floyd’s murder—or in its aiding and abetting—will not allow as evidence some records of Floyd’s history, specifically a prior conviction for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. Attorney Eric Nelson,…

Virginia Senate Passes Police Reform Package That Would Ban No-Knock Warrants

Virginia State Senate on Thursday passed police reform legislation that could ban no-knock warrants and chokeholds, and require a higher level of training for police. State lawmakers voted along party lines 21-19. Democrats led the passing of Senate Bill 5030 which encompasses several “use of…

Pinkerton: The Crime Election — Trump vs. Biden 

We’re having an election over rioting, violence—and law and order. On August 25, CNN’s Don Lemon said of the riot issue, “It is the only thing right now that is sticking.” 0…

California Democrats Fail to Pass Major Police Reforms, Adjourn

California Democrats failed to pass any major police reforms before the end of the legislative session despite having supermajorities in both houses of the state legislature, adjourning early Tuesday morning with little to show. 0…

In Pittsburgh, Biden to Blame Trump for Riots, Violence Nationwide

PIITSBURGH, Pa. — Joe Biden is mounting a more aggressive offense against President Donald Trump with a rare public appearance in Pittsburgh on Monday, where he’s expected to say Trump is contributing to the violence in the streets nationwide. 0…

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