- Oct 13, 2016
- Reaction score
- Eugene, Oregon
- Political Leaning
While right-wingers have latched onto the literal words of “defund the police,” that isn’t what proponents mean. The term means take social service functions, like responding to a mentally ill person, away from the police and give it to personnel trained in handling the mentally ill.
While the author of that National Review piece attempts to hang the problem of police abuse around the necks of Democrats, it’s a nationwide problem.
In the last 20 years we see police overreach in New Orlean, Arkansas, and other Republican controlled areas.
"the literal words of “defund the police,” that isn’t what proponents mean."
Oh no, they lied to you too?
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