Law and Order

Rep. Andy Biggs Calls on Barr to Use RICO Act Against Rioters

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, urged the Department of Justice to use the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statute to go after rioters and their supporters as violent unrest continues to plague several Democrat-run cities across the country.

Kenosha shattered window (Scott Olson / Getty)

Supporters Fume as Alleged PA Arsonist Held in Male Section of Prison: ‘Alexa Is a Trans Woman’

Supporters are fuming over the plight of Lee Alexander Wise, one of the 13 individuals arrested as a result of the lawless protests in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Sunday night. Organizers of a fundraiser claim that Wise, a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, is a transgender woman who is being “punished unfairly in a myriad of ways” — including by being housed in a male section of the prison.

Lee Alexander Wise

Report: AG Barr Asked Federal Prosecutors to Explore Criminal Charges Against Seattle Mayor over Autonomous Zone

Attorney General William Barr reportedly asked federal prosecutors to explore whether Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) should face criminal charges over the “autonomous zone,” otherwise known as Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), which she eventually shut down via executive order after weeks of escalated violence, robbery, assault, and increased gang activity over the summer.

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 11: Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan speaks at a press conference after Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced her resignation at Seattle City Hall on August 11, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Her departure comes after months of protests against police brutality and votes by the City Council …