Culture Wars/Current Controversies

US mayors demand stop to federal policing with ‘no oversight’ in Portland

One thing conservatives and libertarians should appreciate about Trump is that he has definitely motivated liberal and left opinion to adopt a more favorable view of states’ right and local sovereignty, lol.

By Lauren Aratani

The Guardian

Fifteen mayors of major US cities have sent a letter to US federal law enforcement officials demanding a stop to the sending of federal forces to cities and the removal of federal officers from Portland, Oregon.

In their letter, the mayors say that the federal officers are conducting law enforcement activity with no consultation with local police in tactics they likened to “authoritarian regimes” not in the US.

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