Most major cities haven't banned tear gas during protests. Will Philadelphia be different?

PHILADELPHIA — After hours of listening to Philadelphia residents testify about the physical and emotional scars they carry as a result of police firing tear gas or rubber bullets at them, city councilmembers pledged it wouldn’t happen again, introducing a bill Thursday that would permanently ban the use of such tactics against protesters in the city.Philadelphia would be among the first major cities in America to institute such a ban through legislation. Law enforcement advocates say there’s good reason for other cities’ reluctance.As the nation grapples with how best to confront police refor…

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