Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiMinneapolis erupts for third night, as protests spread, Trump vows retaliation The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation Hillicon Valley: Trump signs order targeting social media legal protections | House requests conference with Senate after FISA vote canceled | Minneapolis systems temporarily brought down by hackers MORE (D-Calif.) also pointed to legislation on Thursday from Rep. Frederica WilsonFrederica Patricia WilsonPelosi says George Floyd was 'murdered on TV' Pelosi: George Floyd death is 'a crime' Here are the lawmakers who have self-quarantined as a precaution MORE (D-Fla.) that would create a new federal commission to study the status of African American men around the country as part of a larger effort by the CBC and the Judiciary Committee to make changes in response to the string of high-profile shootings. … [Read more...] about House Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality
In Boston, police holding wooden bats stood guard outside the Roxbury station as hundreds of protesters took to the streets. And in Houston, hours after a peaceful rally, tension was in the air—with a police car being vandalized and shoving matches breaking out. … [Read more...] about ‘Whatever It Takes’: Protests Against Police Brutality Surge Again Across U.S.
Flames caused officers to evacuate the station. Thousands of demonstrators continued to march through the streets throughout the night, demanding that the police officers, who have since been fired, involved in Floyd's death be charged with murder. … [Read more...] about Police precinct burns as George Floyd protests erupt in Minneapolis
Hong Kong residents took the streets of at least eight neighborhoods on Wednesday and Thursday, the South China Morning Post reported, to protest multiple attempts by the Communist Party to take over nominally democratic Hong Kong. Beijing’s National People’s Congress (NPC) passed a law this week that would allow the Communist Party to arrest anyone in Hong Kong, not only residents, if accused of threatening the “national security” of communist China. Hong Kong’s Legislative Council (LegCo) is simultaneously trying to pass a law that would criminalize and punish with prison sentences “disrespect” of the Communist Party anthem, “March of the Volunteers.” … [Read more...] about Police Brutality: Hong Kong Arrested 100 Children in Anti-China Protests
Trump’s enemies are never satisfied. If he dispatched federal agents to hunt Floyd’s killers and blast them with revolvers, Hate Trump, Inc. would scream, “Why not Glocks? Why not machine guns?” … [Read more...] about Deroy Murdock: Rioters do injustice to George Floyd, tortured and killed in a case of police brutality