The modern police force was initiated as a slave patrol, to protect and serve only the wealthy, white class. If ever there were a case for starting over from scratch, this is it.
The killings of Ahmaud, Breonna, George, and so many others, were unquestionably motivated by racial bias. But our justice system has a shaky history of prosecuting hate crimes.
Humiliation-based punishments are designed as deterrents, but sentences that embarrass the most vulnerable among us are cruel, and represent the worst of American policies.
Advanced technology promises to modernize everything from communication to war, but math and machines are not immune to human bias.
Overzealous pro-life lawyers are trying to prosecute women whose pregnancies terminated, using fetal DNA. But can they distinguish abortions from miscarriages?