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End Racial Profiling Act

#handsup: Support the End Racial Profiling Act

The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2015 | Religion
The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

This law will prohibit the use of profiling on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or religion by law enforcement agencies. Introduced last April by Congressman John Conyers and Senator Ben Cardin, a groundswell of support could make this law in the fall.

We Must End Racial Profiling and Deadly Police Brutality

Linda Meric | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

Mothers across the country are taking to the streets to demand accountability and change in American policing that criminalizes African Americans regardless of actual crimes committed. The deplorable failure of a grand jury to indict Darren Wilson for killing unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown is just the latest evidence that the system is beyond broken.

Asian Voices: Progressives, Are You Listening?

Jarryd Willis | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Jarryd Willis

Asian-Americans appear to be the only large (and growing) voting group whose interests align with the Democratic Party and yet they are rarely afforded the same share of the 'debate spotlight' as social issues relevant to women, LGBT, Black, Hispanic, religious minority, middle-income and low-income voters.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Racial Profiling Bill Looks For Boost From Trayvon Martin Outrage | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to seize on the renewed national debate over race and discrimination following the trial of George Zimmerman, two Democratic lawm...

End Racial Profiling Act: A Smarter Policy

Dawud Walid | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion
Dawud Walid

When we change the culture of profiling among our nation's finest, perhaps it will lead to a general cultural shift in which we will see the end to the type of profiling that led to the death of Trayvon Martin.

Racial Profiling Redux

Chandra Bhatnagar | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Chandra Bhatnagar

Passing the End Racial Profiling Act (ERPA) would send the strong message that our law requires that people be judged by what they do, not by what they look like or what God they pray to.

The Three Faces of Racial Profiling: The ACLU Connects the Dots

Laura W. Murphy | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Laura W. Murphy

Now is the time for us to come together and end this unlawful practice. Racial profiling is ineffective, erodes public trust in law enforcement and violates the Constitution. It has no place in American life.

Vermont State Police Engage in Clear Case of Racial Profiling

Keith Rushing | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Keith Rushing

Racial profiling violates the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution, which says it's unconstitutional to apply the nation's laws differently based on race. But racial profiling happens all the time.

Whiteous Indignation

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Be they the Sergeant Crowleys of America, the Aetnas or the Cignas, inequities will continue until The People make them end.