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Seattle City Council Approves Plan to Defund Police. Goodbye Seattle.

August 11, 2020 Fox News 4

The police department’s $400 million budget was cut by about $3 million. Council member Kshama Sawant was the sole “no” vote because she felt the proposals didn’t go far enough. Riots broke out and Amazon, Whole Foods, and a Chase Bank were vandalized. Police Chief Carmen Best has resigned from her position.

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The War on Cops Is NOT About Racism

August 5, 2020 Heather MacDonald 1

The reality is that there is more crime in minority neighborhoods, more need for police intervention, and more exposure to the possibility of excessive violence. The disintegration of support for police is a crushing blow particularly to those living in black communities where crime rates are soaring.