• As Marty Walsh leaves, Boston councilors reintroduce tear gas ordinance he vetoed

    5 days ago - By Boston Herald

    City Councilors are taking another crack at limiting the Boston Police Department's usage of tear gas and rubber bullets - a proposal Mayor Martin Walsh vetoed two months ago, but acting-mayor-in-waiting Kim Janey voted for.
    City Councilors Andrea Campbell and Ricardo Arroyo have reintroduced their proposal to cut down on what they deem a “Kinetic Impact Projectile or a Chemical Crowd Control Agent.” That includes the likes of tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets - though it only applies to people “engaged in a protest, demonstration, or other gathering of any kind involving more than...
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