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Criminal Justice System, Defund the Police, Crime

A criminal justice system in crisis as violent crime escalates nationwide

Americans are now experiencing a crime wave after decades of decline. Due to an eroding Criminal Justice System, shootings have surged in recent years. In 2020, gun deaths reached their highest point in U.S. history—-in the midst of a pandemic. In 2021, Philadelphia had more murders than much larger cities such as New York and ...

Chesa Boudin, San Francisco, Crime

DA Chesa Boudin and San Francisco’s return to the wild, wild west

WASHINGTON. There’s never a cop around when you need one, right? That certainly seems to be the case for the forward-thinking citizens of San Francisco, California. Police have their hands full as the municipality’s chief prosecutor uses his discretionary powers to ignore the massive crime wave plaguing the “little city by the bay.” This willful ...