Politics, States

Dem Court Approves Police Abolition

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the city of Minneapolis may place a ballot initiative to abolish the city’s police department on the November ballot, opening the door for the left-wing city to do away with the remnants of law enforcement as violent crime explodes.

The Supreme Court issued the ruling on Thursday. City residents will vote to abolish the police department with a new “Department of Public Safety” in November, in a model that would largely replace traditional law enforcement with drug counselors and social workers. A county judge had earlier ruled that the city was framing the ballot initiative in an illegal manner, with the state’s liberal Supreme Court authorizing to appear on the ballot.

Left-wing city councilors have pushed to abolish the Minneapolis Police, even as they move to hire the services of private security in response to the city’s explosion of violent crime. Read more…

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