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Texas Legislature 2021

Texas' George Floyd Act seeks to reform violent police behavior. But a sticking point centers on protecting officers from lawsuits.

A provision that would remove police officers' legal shield against civil lawsuits has been pegged by multiple lawmakers as a sticking point in the Republican-led Legislature.

Activist and author Cluren Williams leads a chant at a rally to support the Texas George Floyd Act outside the Texas Capitol in Austin on March 25, 2021.

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