Despite unending insanity at the top, we take hope and inspiration from the little-noted supremacy of so many women in so many roles facing off against the current apocalypse - national leaders whose response has been most effective; largely female frontline workers from nurses to grocery clerks; women fighting for a beleaguered right to choose; women journalists vociferously defying the lies and bluster. PBS' Yamiche Alcindor: " Stay focused. Remember your purpose. And always press forward."
The co-sponsors cited research showing people with mental illnesses are 16 times more likely to be killed by law enforcement officers.
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"This deserves a full, independent investigation," said the California Democrat.
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