Would a legal ban on chokeholds change anything?

Would a legal ban on chokeholds change anything?

There are a lot of well-meaning anti-police brutality advocates on Twitter voicing their dismay over Mayor de Blasio’s veto threat for a legal prohibition on the use of chokeholds by NYPD officers. I can sympathize with their position, although as someone who has spent the last 4 years campaigning to end marijuana prohibition, I can also kind of …