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NYC Vote to Curb Stop-and-Frisk Is Another Win for Civil Rights

City Council made an important choice to add more oversight to NYPD policies, like stop-and-frisk, that are discriminatory.

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City Council made an important choice today. They stopped endorsing a set of NYPD policies and practices that are discriminatory, ineffective and wasteful. They chose instead to guarantee safety and respect across the boroughs. The choices that they and other city leaders will make in the coming weeks, months and years as these bills are enacted and implemented will have a lasting impact on New York City and hopefully set a better example for cities across the country.

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