HARRISBURG — Voting rights organizations are fighting back against an attempt by Republican candidates in Pennsylvania to invalidate valid ballots cast by eligible voters.
The Philadelphia Police Department, at the request of the family of Walter Wallace, Jr., has released body camera footage of Mr. Wallace’s killing at the hands of police on October 26.
ACLU Demands Immediate Divestment from Philadelphia Police Department in the Wake of Walter Wallace, Jr. Killing
In the wake of the killing of Walter Wallace, Jr., the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the national ACLU, today demanded that city officials divest from the Philadelphia Police Department and invest in community-based services and responses for people in crisis.
On Monday afternoon, city police officers shot and killed 27-year-old Walter Wallace, Jr., in a West Philadelphia neighborhood. The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania issued a statement in response to Mr. Wallace’s death.
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Pennsylvania Election Case, Leaving Later Mail Ballot Deadline Intact
Late on Monday, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging Pennsylvania’s extended deadline for counties to receive mail and absentee ballots, turning back an appeal by the state Republican party.