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August 15, 2014 6:47 PM

Policing protests

From an editorial published in Friday’s Washington Post: From the chief of the police department to the president of the United States, government officials on Thursday promised a different approach to the racially charged unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. But the situation demands a lot more than a stand-down by assault-rifle-toting police. It might require an act of Congress.

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