Hakeem Jeffries decries “stunning miscarriage of justice” in wake of grand jury finding

The failure to indict is a stunning miscarriage of justice, and makes clear that equal protection under the law does not exist for all Americans… What more does America need to see? We are better than this as a country.

— U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries, reacting to a Staten Island grand jury’s failure to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner earlier this year.