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Black Peace Activists Fight Minneapolis City Council Plan to Dismantle Police: 'Utopia' Is Not Possible

TrĂ© Goins-Phillips : Jul 10, 2020  Faithwire.com

"It is time to tell the City Council that utopia is a bunch of B.S. We are not in Mayberry R.F.D. We are in the Wild, Wild West, and it is time for some answers." -Lisa Clemons, former police officer

(Minneapolis, MN) — [Faithwire.com] After weeks of violent riots and protests following the killing of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police officer, member of the city council have vowed to dismantle the police department—a decision that has sparked concern as crime continues to escalate(Image: AP Photo-Elaine Thompson /via Faithwire)

Hoping to persuade the city council members to change course, a group of black peace activists held an "urgent news conference" Tuesday to speak out against the city's plan to do away with its police department, according to WCCO-TV.

Lisa Clemons, a former police officer who now works as a peace activist with "A Mother's Love," told reporters, "We cannot continue to watch these bullets flying through our community"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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