We have Real Power in Numbers.
MY Vote is My Protest is striving to unite all Americans under one common agenda as outlined in our Police Reform Requirements 2020 to achieve meaningful police reform. We are committed to holding our elected officials accountable, regardless of political party, with our vote. My Vote is My Protest will fully support any candidate who commits to enacting the police reform requirements, as outlined, through campaign contributions, canvassing, community outreach, and voter registration initiatives to achieve maximum voter enthusiasm and turnout.
On January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. President Abraham Lincoln issued an Executive Order, the
The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
Section 242 of Title 18 makes it a crime for a person acting under color of any law to willfully deprive a person of a right or privilege protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States.
Persons acting under color of law within the meaning of this statute include police officers.
The offense is punishable by a range of imprisonment up to a life term, or the death penalty, depending upon the circumstances of the crime, and the resulting injury, if any.
Section 14141 is a vehicle for the Department of Justice to enforce rights defined and protected by the Constitution and other federal laws, such as the rights to be free from excessive force; unreasonable stops and searches; arrests without warrants or sufficient cause, or in retaliation for exercising free speech rights; and discrimination based on factors such as race, ethnicity, national
origin, religion, disability, and sex—including sexual orientation, gender identity and LGBT status.
To secure our vote and achieve optimal voter turnout, we demand that our presidential candidates sign a letter of commitment promising to pass a comprehensive police reform bill within the first 100 days in office that reforms our police departments across the nation, upholding and enforcing our rights under TITLE 18, U.S.C., SECTION 242, Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law
We need to hold the members of the House and Senate accountable.
To make this law, we need to make sure both the House and Senate pass a transformative bill and have it signed by the President.
In addition, we must hold our state and local officials accountable for implementing police reforms that protect all Americans.
Our Vote is Our Voice.
This is how we make change!
Joe Biden’s Plan for Black America “Lift Every Voice” has three Paragraphs that specifically address Police Brutality and People of Color.
1) Expand and use the U.S. Justice Department to address systemic misconduct in police departments and prosecutors' offices.
2) Establish an independent Task Force on Prosecutorial Discretion.
3) Reinvigorate community-oriented policing
This is not enough, we need policy not promises.
As it stands, President Trump does not list any solutions that specifically address Police Brutality and People of Color.
Donald Trump has the power to make and enforce change now!
Please contact Donald Trump and ask him and his advisory board to draft and sign an Executive Order or commit to sign a comprehensive police reform bill to Protect People of Color from Police Brutality
Diamond and Silk
Pastor Darrell Scott