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Nowhere is that dynamic more evident than Minneapolis, where the City Council voted to defund its police force while at the same time spending $4,500 per day to hire private security guards to protect its members.Defund the Police? Here Come the Private Security Patrols|Nick Fouriezos|August 27, 2020|Ozy
That makes the need for America to invest more in the mental health and rehabilitation of veterans not just a moral or ethical obligation, but an economic one too … especially at a time when calls to defund the police are also growing.
For instance, he does not want to defund the police, and he prefers a public option to a single-payer health care system.What You Need To Know About Today’s Elections In Minnesota And Georgia|Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
On Thursday, more than 200 students and supporters gathered on the grassy, palm tree-lined lawn of San Diego Unified’s headquarters to demand school leaders defund the police and use the savings on education.The Learning Curve: Defund Police Movement Comes to San Diego Schools|Will Huntsberry|July 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Faced with a national movement calling to defund police, California’s Legislature has decided to defund schools instead.New State Budget Will Do Irreparable Harm to Schools|Alec Patton|June 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
A companion bill slated for a vote to defund DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was shelved.Pelosi to Boehner: I Quashed Impeachment, and So Can You|Eleanor Clift|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite a threatened amendment to defund Obamacare from Ted Cruz, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the omnibus budget Thursday.
“You know, they pushed us into this fight to defund Obamacare and shut down the government,” he said.The Deal Has Passed, But Don’t Hold Your Breath for Bipartisanship|Jamelle Bouie|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A group of senators sought to defund the Vietnam War, but that group was bipartisan.
Other Republicans were more optimstic that they could defund Obamacare.