Rand Paul: We must demilitarize the police

August 14, 2014 by History in a Hurry

Rand Paul: We Must Demilitarize the Police

by Sen. Rand Paul

Aug. 14, 2014

Anyone who thinks race does not skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just not paying close enough attention, Sen. Rand Paul writes for TIME, amid violence in Ferguson, Mo. over the police shooting death of Michael Brown

The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown is an awful tragedy that continues to send shockwaves through the community of Ferguson, Missouri and across the nation.

If I had been told to get out of the street as a teenager, there would have been a distinct possibility that I might have smarted off. But, I wouldn’t have expected to be shot.

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http://time.com/3111474/rand-paul-ferguson-police/

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