Why 13 NFL Players Called Members Of Congress On Thursday
Why 13 NFL players called members of Congress on Thursday
Activist NFL players continue to seek social change far from the football field.On Thursday, 13 players working toward criminal justice reform hit the phones to call members of Congress in an effort to advance Sen. Cory Booker’s (D, N.J.) Police Reporting Information Data and Evidence (PRIDE) Act.
Booker re-introduced the measure in May, which would make grants available to states that both make use-of-force law enforcement policies publicly available, and also report specific information about any incident involving the shooting of a civilian by a law enforcement officer. The grants would then be used to establish reporting systems to …