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New bill would prohibit most federal agents from ever wearing camouflage again

The Clear Visual Distinction Between Military and Law Enforcement Act, introduced by US Sen. Tammy Duckworth, would prohibit most federal agents from wearing camouflage. The legislation was introduced in response to federal agents wearing military-style fatigues on the streets of Portland, Oregon. In a statement, Duckworth accused the Trump administration […]
New bill would prohibit most federal agents from ever wearing camouflage again
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‘Waking up suburbia’: Trump’s use of federal agents backfired, spurring members of the ‘Wall of Mums’ and ‘Wall of Vets’ groups into action in Portland

The deployment of federal agents to Portland was supposed to quiet protests that began with George Floyd’s death after an officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. It had the opposite effect. Though federal agents have left, protests are ongoing in the city. “I hope that we’re waking […]
‘Waking up suburbia’: Trump’s use of federal agents backfired, spurring members of the ‘Wall of Mums’ and ‘Wall of Vets’ groups into action in Portland
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People in Albuquerque are protesting Trump’s deployment of federal agents to the city as local leaders condemn the show of force

Activists in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are rallying outside the federal courthouse to protest the Trump administration’s deployment of 35 federal agents to the city. The deployment, announced July 22, is ostensibly intended to combat violent crime, but President Donald Trump has sold it in partisan terms, falsely accusing Democratic-led cities […]
People in Albuquerque are protesting Trump’s deployment of federal agents to the city as local leaders condemn the show of force
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A journalist who’s worked with PBS and National Geographic tells us what it was like being shot in the eye by law enforcement in Portland

Trip Jennings, a videographer who has worked with PBS and National Geographic, was shot by law enforcement with a less-lethal round while covering a Black Lives Matter protest in Portland, Oregon. Speaking to Business Insider, Jennings recounted the moment that federal agents began firing tear gas and pelting protesters with […]
A journalist who’s worked with PBS and National Geographic tells us what it was like being shot in the eye by law enforcement in Portland
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‘Wall of vets’ join Portland protests to protect free speech

A ‘wall of vets’ joined the front lines of protests in Portland, Oregon Friday, the New York Times reported. The military veterans joined the protests to support protester’s rights to free speech one week after a navy veteran was struck by a federal officer after approaching them to ask a […]
‘Wall of vets’ join Portland protests to protect free speech
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From Portland to Atlanta, mayors write letter condemning Trump’s unilateral deployment of ‘paramilitary-type forces into our cities’

Mayor Ted Wheeler of Portland, Oregon, sent a letter Monday to two Trump administration officials opposing the deployment of federal forces in his city. The letter was cosigned by the mayors of Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, and Washington, DC. “Unilaterally deploying these paramilitary-type forces into our cities is wholly […]
From Portland to Atlanta, mayors write letter condemning Trump’s unilateral deployment of ‘paramilitary-type forces into our cities’