The GOP Can Lead on Criminal Justice Reform—If We Admit Inequality Exists
July 13, 2016

“Senator Tim Scott gave a powerful floor speech yesterday that he should not have had to give, and upon which every American should reflect.

“The South Carolina Republican—one of two African American Senators—revealed that after five years in the Senate, a Capitol police officer challenged the authenticity of Scott’s official Senate lapel pin and required other identification. In a single year, law enforcement stopped Scott seven times for arbitrary reasons, including that his own car might have been a stolen vehicle.”

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