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Revolutionary Moments in Law Enforcement

Had British authorities and their soldiers exercised de-escalation tactics, would the United States exist today?

If you’re looking for an appropriate way to commemorate our nation’s 242nd birthday, go protest something.

Take a knee or engage in some other nonviolent act to register your complaint against whatever irks you about the government. However you do it, it’s an American tradition that’s older than … America.

“The American Revolution was one of the most successful acts of mass civil disobedience in

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