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National Nurses United on Trump’s Dispatch of Federal Troops: Send Aid Instead for Confronting Virus, Economic Crisis

National Nurses United joins with labor and community activists across Chicago to condemn the Trump Administration decision to dispatch militarized federal troops to Chicago, instead of the critical support Chicago, like other American cities, needs in the face of an exploding pandemic and worsening economic crisis.

National Nurses United
July 25, 2020

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Nurses: Protesters Are Our Patients. Stop Attacking Them

As we connect the lines, nurses can see that police violence against protesters spans calendar years, locations, and protest issues; it is ubiquitous. As advocates for public health and safety, we call for an end to this violence.

Bonnie Castillo, RN, opinion contributor for The Hill
June 15, 2020