Rashida Tlaib

‘Squad’ Backs Bill to Gut Police, End Prisons

Police reform bill would disband DEA and ICE, close federal prisons, legalize border crossings

Rep. Ayanna Pressley and Rep. Rashida TlaibTwo leading progressive House Democrats on Tuesday endorsed a proposal to radically overhaul the criminal justice system by dismantling policing and incarceration in the United States.

Students Press Universities To Cut Ties with Cops

Minnesota campus will no longer contract with local police for event security

Police Officers Shot In North Philadelphia

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMN) announced it will end contracts with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd, sparking nationwide calls for colleges to cut ties with local law enforcement.

Dem Rep Slams AIPAC as ‘Hate Group’

Rep. Betty McCollum (D., Minn.) released a statement Wednesday calling recent ads run by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) "hate speech," denouncing the pro-Israel lobbying group as a "hate group."