Jordyn Woods and Karl-Anthony Towns have been current at the White House on Wednesday — the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder — as President Joe Biden signed into legislation the Police Reform Bill.

“The government order promotes accountability,” Biden mentioned of the momentous order. “It creates a brand new nationwide law-enforcement accountability database to monitor information of misconduct in order that an officer cannot cover the misconduct. It mandates all federal brokers put on and activate physique cameras whereas on patrol.” He defined that the order additionally bans chokeholds, restricts no-knock warrants, tightens use-of-force insurance policies, and implements new rules for recruiting and retraining legislation enforcement with public security at the prime of thoughts.

“This is simply the begin of various initiatives we’re engaged on behind the scenes to assist make this world a greater place for our friends and for our youth.”

On Thursday, Woods and Towns shared photographs from the occasion, together with an image of themselves strolling by way of the White House corridors. “Walking In Power,” Towns captioned an Instagram put up, including a raised-fist emoji. “For these of you questioning why we have been at the White House, @karltowns, my different half, does numerous issues for social justice and has performed so much in his group particularly the place he performs basketball (Minnesota), the place the George Floyd incident occurred,” Woods captioned photographs on her personal Instagram account. “This is simply the begin of various initiatives we’re engaged on behind the scenes to assist make this world a greater place for our friends and for our youth.”

Woods additionally shared photographs of herself and Towns standing with Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, George Floyd’s 8-year-old daughter, Gianna Floyd

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, Floyd’s brothers, and Breonna Taylor’s mother. “Today was an honor having the ability to witness a step in the proper course in the direction of police reform in our nation. As effectively as the 2-year remembrance of George Floyd,” Woods wrote. “Pictured are a few of the lovely girls I obtained to meet at this time, @kamalaharris @vp, Breonna Taylor’s mom @tamikalpalmer, and George Floyd’s lovely daughter and sisters. This is a day I’ll always remember. ❤️ Their energy can encourage us all.”

According to Reuters, Biden defined that he didn’t signal the Police Reform Bill earlier as a result of he’d hoped Congress would cross a invoice named after Floyd — the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. The invoice was met with robust Republican opposition in September and didn’t make it previous the Senate ground. Towns and Woods’s journey to the White House comes simply days after Biden publicly addressed the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, on May 24, which took the lives of 21 victims.

Ahead, see glimpses of the couple’s day at the White House.

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