Ever since the virtual strike of cops in New York and Baltimore in conjunction with protests against police shootings of unarmed African-Americans, I’ve been concerned that on the brink of potential bipartisan action on criminal justice reform we’d see a 1960s-1970s style backlash fed by vote hungry conservative politicians. 365 more words
Tags » Violent Crimes
Writing about the wave of deadly encounters — many caught on video — between unarmed black people and police officers often draws a particular criticism from a particular subset of readers. 942 more words
Wall Street Journal — Newcomers to the U.S. are less likely than the native population to commit violent crimes or be incarcerated.
Is the conversation that Republicans want to have about immigration any more serious than the one Democrats want to have about race? 74 more words
SALT LAKE CITY — Newly installed U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber describes himself as a “Utah native.”
“I still live in my proud, working class neighborhood in Magna. 351 more words