Senator Tim Scott Delivered A Personal Speech On His Encounters With Police : NPR

“There is absolutely nothing more frustrating, more damaging to your soul than when you know you’re following the rules and being treated like you are not,” said U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina.

Following last week’s deadly shootings, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott gave a deeply personal speech on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday about the “deep divide” between communities and law enforcement.

While many law enforcement officers do good, he said, some do not. “I’ve experienced it myself.”

Scott revealed that he has been stopped seven times in the course of one year as an elected official. “Was I speeding sometimes? Sure. But the vast majority of the time I was pulled over for driving a new car in the wrong neighborhood or something else just as trivial.”

Read and listen to more here: Senator Tim Scott Delivered A Personal Speech On His Encounters With Police : NPR

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