Clay Applauds Justice Department Decision to Review Police Actions Against Stockley Verdict Protesters
STATEMENT BY CONGRESSMAN WM. LACY CLAY (D) MISSOURI
REGARDING JUSTICE DEPARTMENT DECISION TO HONOR HIS REQUEST
FOR A CIVIL RIGHTS INVESTIGATION INTO LOCAL POLICE ACTIONS
AGAINST PROTESTERS OF RECENT JASON STOCKLEY VERDICT
-ST. LOUIS, MO
Note: The following, in its entirety, is all first-person from Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri.
"I am very gratified that U.S. Attorney Jensen and the Department of Justice have responded so quickly to my request for a civil rights investigation regarding the allegedly unconstitutional actions by police after the Stockley verdict.
The 1st Amendment is vital, because like our local police, it defends everyone. Both are essential to our country and our community.”