Category: Council

Portland City Council Bans Police from Assisting Federal Law Enforcement
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Portland City Council Bans Police from Assisting Federal Law Enforcement

The Portland City Council unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday that effectively bans the Portland Police Bureau from assisting federal law enforcement, as Commissioner Chloe Eudaly accused the Trump administration of “attempting to use Portland as a proving ground for fascism.” The resolution, which passed Wednesday, prevents cooperation between local and federal law enforcement. A…

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Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’
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Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

A veto-proof majority of the Democrat-dominated Minneapolis City Council announced Sunday that it had bowed to Black Lives Matter protesters’ demands to abolish the police, promising the demonstration a “police-free future.” The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported: In their boldest statement since George Floyd’s killing, nine Minneapolis City Council members told a crowd Sunday that they will…

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Diversity Council: Replace ‘Christmas Parties’ with ‘Holiday Season Drinks’
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Diversity Council: Replace ‘Christmas Parties’ with ‘Holiday Season Drinks’

Diversity Council Australia is urging employers to drop “Christmas parties” in favour of “holiday season drinks” so Muslims and other non-Christians “feel included at this time of year”. “If you’re having a Christmas celebration, try to make sure it’s inclusive of other faiths as well because the office is for everybody,” hectored Lisa Annese for the…

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