MVFR Board Member Neill Franklin Discuss Race and Policing on CNN 'Black, White and Blue: America 2016'

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"There is certainly no shortage of conversations about race and policing in America after the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and five Dallas police officers. CNN host Don Lemon held a town hall called “Black, White, and Blue” on Wednesday to help give a voice to people on all sides of the issue. Neill Franklin, a retired Maryland State police major, said that 'the more opportunities there are for police to interact with people, the more opportunities for something to go wrong.'"

 

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Florida In Limbo Regarding Death Penalty

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"Dozens of death cases across Florida remain in limbo after three judges have declared the state's new sentencing scheme unconstitutional." More after the flip.

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Major Latino Coalition Calling for End to Death Penalty

 

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"The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 40 prominent Latino organizations, this week joined the growing, bipartisan list of groups calling for the end of the death penalty, noting that Latinos are “directly affected by its injustices.'" More after the flip.

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