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Rev. Jennifer Butler in RNS

A Faith in Public Life video in which Rev. Butler spoke was featured in a Religion News Service discussion of faith responses to George Floyd’s murder.

Faith in Public Life, a justice-focused coalition of faith leaders, released a short video of faith leaders remembering Floyd and calling for police accountability, along with a statement from CEO Jennifer Butler calling for “true justice” and advocating for the BREATHE Act, which would redirect tax money from policing to public resources. “People of faith have an important role to play in this moral movement, following the lead of prophetic organizers who have brought about this historic moment,” Butler said.

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