Breonna Taylor’s Mother & Politicos Push To Ban No-Knock Warrants


Breonna Taylor’s mom, Tamika Palmer, together with Senator Rand Paul and Democratic consultant Morgan McGarvey, reintroduced their effort to ban no-knock search warrants.

Based on WLKY Information, the laws might be known as ‘The Justice for Breonna Taylor Act.’

Senator Paul first launched the invoice in June 2020. Nevertheless, it obtained little help. Paul partnered with McGarvey and Democratic Sen. Corey Booker of New Jersey. He hopes the invoice will now garner extra consideration and help.

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What Does Breonna’s Invoice Say?

The 2-page invoice states officers “could not execute a warrant till after the officer offers discover of his or her authority or function,” per Courier Journal.

The invoice would apply to any state and native businesses that obtain funding from the U.S. Division of Justice, together with federal regulation enforcement. This may cowl most police departments in the USA.

Louisville and plenty of Kentucky cities banned or restricted no-knock warrants in 2020, simply months following Breonna’s demise.

Breonna Taylor died in March 2020 by the hands of Louisville Metro Law enforcement officials. She was shot after they entered her house in the course of the night time unannounced. They have been making an attempt to serve a search warrant on her condo in reference to Taylor’s ex-boyfriend, per WLKY.

As beforehand reported, Kelly Goodlett was accused of falsifying that search warrant and submitting a false report to hide it.

After MPD officers entered her condo, Kenneth Walker fired a shot, assuming the officers have been burglars. Legislation enforcement did not disclose their id. One officer, Jonathan Mattingly, was wounded within the leg. Breonna was killed after the officers returned hearth.

Taylor’s Mom Speaks On Her Daughter’s Homicide

Breonna’s mother spoke throughout a press convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

“It’s been 4 years. It’s been arduous. It continues to be arduous. However I nonetheless battle, and I nonetheless guarantee that what occurred to Breonna doesn’t occur once more. And that’s actually what’s vital right here.”

The grieving mom continued, “I don’t know a greater method to commemorate developing on the fourth 12 months of Breonna’s homicide. I’m so grateful to have folks within the room who proceed to grasp how vital that what occurred to Breonna by no means occurs once more.”

Senator Paul said that the invoice was created to guard residents and cops.

There’s a greater manner of doing issues,” Senator Paul stated. “I do that not solely as a result of I care concerning the folks behind the door. I additionally care concerning the police…  [and] suppose it’s a really harmful danger for police to take. And, , there’s loads of higher methods to arrest those who don’t contain entering into in the course of the night time.”

Democratic Consultant McGarvey expressed his sympathy for the ache Taylor’s mom has endured because the tragedy.

He said, “It’s arduous for me proper now standing right here with Tamika Palmer, with Breonna Taylor’s mother, who endured a ache that, whereas many people share, can not fathom.”

Not one of the MPD officers who discharged their firearms through the incident have been convicted of Breonna’s homicide.

RELATED: Breonna Taylor’s Mom Shares That It Took A number of Hours Earlier than She Discovered Of Her Passing & That Officers Failed To Inform Her That They Have been The Ones That Killed Her

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