San Francisco’s CAREN Act Misses the Point

The New York Times reports, “The San Francisco board of supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation aimed at cracking down on frivolous calls to 911 against people of color, a move that will make it the latest city to enact an ordinance against racist calls to the police.”

The Times also quotes Shamann Walton, a Democrat, who introduced the legislation, “We wanted to put…