Politics

Bill That Would Impose Harsher Penalties on Cop Killers Blocked by Senate Democrat

A bill that would elevate the penalties of people who kill police officers was blocked by a Senate Democrat this week after the House of Representatives passed it with support from both parties. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) attempted to get the Thin Blue Line Act, or S.1508, passed with unanimous consent, which bypasses a vote but allows just one senator to block passage. "'We hope they die. We hope they die. We hope they die.' Mr. President, these are the vile words that antipolice protesters yelled on Saturday night outside St. Francis medical center in Los Angeles County, California," Toomey said on the Senate floor inRead More From Source