Kara Dansky

Kara Dansky is senior counsel for the ACLU's Center for Justice

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:45am
How Many People Must Be Maimed or Killed Before We End the Militarization of Our Police Forces?
Yesterday, a grand jury in Habersham County, Georgia, decided not to bring charges against the police officers who threw a flashbang grenade into the crib of Bounkham Phonesavanh, known affectionately as "Baby Bou Bou." The explosion left a hole in the then-19-month-old's chest, exposing his rib,...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 2:45pm
The Real Reason Ferguson Has Military Weapons
It used to be billy clubs, fire hoses and snarling German shepherds. Now it's armored personnel carriers and flash-bang grenades. The weaponry has changed, but the target is still the same. If some of the photos from Ferguson last week were in black and white, you might confuse them with scenes...
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Monday, January 21, 2013 - 1:17pm
Obama Must Tackle Criminal Justice Reform in His Second Term
President Obama is the first sitting president in recent history to speak out against criminal justice policies that hurt inner city and rural communities. This is a big deal .
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