“‘No one should be above the law, everybody is entitled to their day in court, everybody deserves equal justice under the law,’ Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice cream and co-chair of the Campaign To End Qualified Immunity, added.

Senate Bill 254 is currently sitting in the Senate Judiciary Committee. If passed by the legislature, it would get rid of Qualified Immunity in Vermont.

Those in favor of S. 254 believe it will make more police officers accountable for their actions taken on the job.”

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