Dunman: “‘Blue Lives’ do matter, but proposed bill is misguided and tone deaf.”

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Yet another well-reasoned commentary destined to be ignored, but thanks from those of us who read.

Commentary: ‘Blue Lives’ do matter, but proposed bill is misguided and tone deaf, by Joe Dunman (Insider Louisville)

… Of course, emergency responders and police officers do very important work. But if that’s the prime motivation for adding them to the hate crimes law, why not also add doctors and nurses? Or utility workers? Or pilots? If “all lives matter,” why not add every risky job to the list? Why single out any particular form of employment?

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