Lambda Legal: LGBTQ POC more at risk of police violence

WASHINGTON — On Monday, Lambda Legal submitted written testimony to the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice highlighting the disproportionate levels of violence and abuse that LGBTQ people, especially LGBTQ people of color.

Demands for Trump removal grow as ‘fascist’ speech condemned as declaration of war against U.S. public

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s pledge Monday evening to deploy the full force of the U.S. military against demonstrators protesting the killing of George Floyd—and the president’s authorization of police violence against peaceful protesters to clear the way for a photo-op—amounted in the eyes of lawmakers, rights groups, and commentators to “declaration of war” against the U.S. public that must result in Trump’s removal from office.

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) characterized Trump’s remarks from the Rose Garden of the White House as a “fascist speech” that “verged on a declaration of war against American citizens” who have taken to the streets across the nation to condemn police brutality and racial injustice.