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Reps. Bass, Jeffries, Morelle Introduce Bill To Protect Children From Chemical Weapons

April 20, 2021
Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Joseph Morelle introduced legislation to prohibit law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons on minors in the course of policing activities. H.R. 2663 has been referred to the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary.

“Police brutality must be stopped,” said Rep. Bass. “Congress should do all it can to ensure that the communities that are supposed to be served and protected are not being brutalized and abused. I’m thankful to my colleagues, Congressman Morelle and Congressman Jeffries, for allowing me to join them in this effort."

Read more information about the bill here.