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US is Getting Torn Apart by Washington’s Policies

Therefore, it is hardly surprising that against the emergence of more potent pepper spray, human rights organizations in New York are accusing the city police of excessive abuse of power (the new plan to stock high potency pepper spray has been opposed unanimously by activists and human rights organizations).

“Uscapitolindaylight” by Kevin McCoy.
“Uscapitolindaylight” by Kevin McCoy.
This trend is developing against a background of US law enforcement agencies running away in terms of violating civil rights, Reuters would note. According to The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper, Federal prosecutors declined to bring charges against law enforcement officers in the United States facing allegations of civil rights violations in 96 percent of relevant cases between 1995 and 2015. Overall, prosecutors turned down 12,703 potential civil rights violations out of 13,233 total complaints. Those figures clearly show that the claims made by the Black Lives Matter movement have been relatively accurate all along.