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The New York state legislature has passed a bill to ban police chokeholds. It's called the Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act, named after the black man who died after he was put in a police chokehold on Staten Island in 2014.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Democratic State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.

This segment aired on June 9, 2020.

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