Defund the police movement

Video report: Councilmember Joyce Sheperd\’s press conference in response to local Stop Cop City movement

ATLANTA — On Mon., June 7 — the same day that the Atlanta City Council unanimously voted to increase the Atlanta Police Department budget, District 12 Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd introduced an ordinance to allow Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to issue a …

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Local abolitionist organizers release demands for a safer Atlanta, sending message to government officials

Community groups oppose proposed City of Atlanta Fiscal Year 2022 budget, citing increases to funding for police and corrections, failure to address community needs ATLANTA — On April 16, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms submitted the Fiscal Year 2022 proposed city …

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