Council Votes on Crime Bill Today

by June 16, 2009 at 7:28 am 1,929 1 Comment

From The WaPo… finally, the DC Council will vote on Mayor Fenty’s Omnibus Crime Bill:

Anti-Gang Proviso Draws Support but Also Raises Concerns

The D.C. Council is set to vote today on a broad crime bill that includes a new legal mechanism for combating gangs, one that proponents say has been effective in other cities but that critics warn could infringe on people’s liberties.

Read story at WaPo. Full text of the bill here (PDF).

Borderstan has had several earlier postings on the bill and related activity.


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