“In the last few years

“In the last few years, states like Louisiana, Mississippi, Colorado, and Kentucky have all pursued “Blue Lives Matter” bills designed to designate law enforcement and first responders as protected under hate crimes statutes, while upping penalties on everything from resisting arrest to verbal abuse.
But these efforts reflect a strained and dangerous logic: Law enforcement—the very agents who wield the awesome power and responsibility of the state—are beyond reproach. In Trump’s America, the mantra of “Blue Lives Matter” has become domestic policy.”

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