Photographs included in the Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief show abuses by the New York Police Department and examples of injuries suffered by some of the participants in the George Floyd-inspired anti-racism and anti-police brutality protests of 2020. Office of the New York State Attorney General (Fair Use)

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss mum as State Attorney General Letitia James seizes moral authority to sue the NYPD over Constitutional rights violations

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss is in hiding following having been trashed in Letitia James’ Federal lawsuit for apparently countenancing NYPD’s Constitutional rights abuses.

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Shopkeepers in Jackson Heights, Queens, prepared on 5 June 2020 for potential riots by boarding-up small businesses operating alongst 37th Ave. in Queens. Despite irrational fears, looters have a right to assemble. Progress New York/File Photograph

EDITORIAL : Looters have a right to assemble, too

The NYPD appear to target activists by imposing “burdens” based on ideology, for example on looters. But looters have a right to assemble, since First Amendment rights are not qualified by ideology.

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The New York City Department of Investigation has released a report that is critical of the NYPD's actions that led to Constitutional rights violations during the George Floyd protests. NYCDOI (Fair Use)

After NYC Department of Investigation issues blistering report about NYPD Constitutional rights violations, Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss remains mum about police accountability

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss remains mum after DOI issued a critical report about Consitutional rights violations by NYPD during George Floyd protests.

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