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Kyle Rittenhouse Prosecutor’s Case: Rioting Good, Self-Defense Bad

If you follow the prosecution’s case against Kyle Rittenhouse, the only logical end is the assertion that self-defense is almost never an option and visiting the scene of a riot is only okay if you are there to burn property. There are other facets to lead prosecutor Thomas Binger’s arguments — that Rittenhouse, 18, was in illegal possession of a…

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Potential Jurors In The Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Are Scared, And They Have Every Reason To Be

Kenosha County, Wis., Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder has a fanciful idea: That the trial he’s overseeing that includes murder charges against 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse can be removed from politics. He said so on Monday during jury selection. “We don’t want to fall into the trap,” he said, “that many in the media have, a large percentage of the media,…

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Amid Left-Wing Push To ‘Defund The Police,’ Murders Skyrocket By Nearly 30 Percent

Amid a left-wing campaign to “defund the police,” murder rates in the United States skyrocketed in 2020 by nearly 30 percent. According to the FBI’s 2020 crime statistics, there were more than 1,277,696 violent crimes committed in the United States in 2020. While robbery and rape offenses fell in 2020 compared to 2019, murder and “nonnegligent manslaughter offenses” increased by…

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Fight Or Flight? Do Not Surrender Chicago To Its Villains

Chicago is a city rife with villains, but its people are good. And they’re deserving of the safety that law and order provide.  As a rising senior at the University of Chicago, I’ve lived in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side for the past three years. Concerned parents of prospective UChicago students often ask me whether it’s reasonable…

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Amid Surging Crime Rates And Murders, Oakland City Council Votes To Defund Police

Despite recently receiving $190 million from the Biden Administration, the City Council of Oakland, California voted Thursday to defund their police department by almost $18 million. The city’s crime rates have skyrocketed, seeing a 90 percent increase in murders, 88 percent increase in carjackings, and 70 percent increase in shootings all in the last year.  Sixty-five lives have been lost,…

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Underage ‘Joyrides’ Skyrocket In Washington, D.C.

New data from the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) shows a spike in underage carjackings, several months after the murder of an UberEats driver made national headlines. There have been more than 1,500 motor vehicle thefts reported as of June 23. This represents a 30 percent increase from the entire year of 2020, in which there were about 1,200…

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