Rep. Johnson fights to stop local police from receiving weapons of war

Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) re-introduced the bipartisan Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 – H.R. 1714 – that would place restrictions and transparency measures on the Department of Defense (DOD) Program that transfers excess military equipment to federal, tribal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

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The Leslie Marshall Show - HR8 Gun Background Check Bill

Today's guest hosts are Anisha Singh, Senior Organizing Director for Generation Progress, the youth-engagement arm of American Progress, and Charlotte Hancock, Communications Director for Generation Progress.

The two are joined by the following guests Dante Barry and Chelsea Parsons as they discuss gun policy, including the new background check bill, HR8.

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