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David Loy, from the ACLU, has questions for police about how far they pushed protesters away after Friday’s demonstrations against Donald Trump.
Loy, legal director of the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties who specializes in civil liberties and law enforcement, joins co-hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts this week to talk about the San Diego Police Department’s big, militarized response to the anti-Trump rally.
“We’re very concerned that the police response was excessive in relationship to whatever threat there may have been,” Loy said.
Hero of the Week
The over 8,000 paid and unpaid people who are working at this year’s polling places and helping to facilitate democracy.
Goat of the Week
Mayor Kevin Faulconer, city attorney candidate Rafael Castellanos and City Council candidate Ray Ellis get goated this week for putting out political mailers about how they’re working to improve education even though neither the city of San Diego nor the city attorney’s office have any oversight over local schools.