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AP: Hillary Clinton’s Gun Control Claims ‘Unsupported on All Counts’

On November 15, the Associated Press (AP) fact-checked Democrat presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s gun control claims, among which was her contention that “nearly 3,000 [were] killed by guns” between the October 13 Democrat debate and the one that took place on November 14.

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Bill Ayers: ‘Beautiful’ Idea to Indict NRA in People’s Tribunal

Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn, and James Kilgore—three communist revolutionaries who were part of domestic terror groups and who all spent years on the run from the law—approved as a man called for “citizen’s tribunals” against the National Rifle Association to be held at the United Nations.

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Illinois Girl Sends Crosses to Police Across the U.S.

An 8-year-old girl in Illinois is lifting the spirits of police offers all over the U.S. with packages of crosses. The latest package landed with the Chula Vista Police Department in California.

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Chicago Weekend Violence Leaves 5 Dead, 17 wounded Including 15-Year-Old Girl

The toll of violence in Chicago continues to spiral higher and higher, and this weekend brought another five killed and 17 wounded to add to the growing number. The weekend’s violence included the wounding of a 15-year-old girl and a knife attack on a British man visiting the city.

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Chicago Police, ACLU Reach Agreement on Stop and Frisk Monitoring

Earlier this year, the Chicago Police Department was criticized for purportedly having stopped and checked a disproportionate number of blacks and even made more stops than departments in other cities. Now the department has agreed to outside monitoring of its “stop and frisk” practices.

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Anti-Cop Activism Leads to Sky-High Murder Rates in Democrat-Run Cities

A sharp spike in the murder rates of Democrat-controlled cities across America is one of the consequences of the increased tension between police and black Americans; tension that has been stirred up by both the liberal media and by Democrat-aligned radical political activist group Black Lives Matter.

Rally Held In Baltimore Day After Charges Announced Against Officers Involved In Freddie Gray Death

‘Ferguson Effect’: New Crime Wave Hits Democrat-Run Cities

Sunday The Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers on America’s startling new crime wave (after a two-decade decline) and listed seven cities that have seen noticeable, and sometimes shocking, spikes in murders and other violent crimes.

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NBC News: Crimes Drops When It’s Cold

On February 20, NBC News reported that in addition to snow, cold winds, and terrible driving conditions, the freezing temperatures have brought with them one other thing—a reprieve from crime in Memphis, Boston, and New York, among other places.

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NPR Lauds Prop. 47, Ignores Rising Crime

NPR public radio station KQED released an article lauding the results of Proposition 47, which was passed last November and resulted in a number of inmates being released from state prisons and county jails. But KQED managed to complete the piece without mentioning crime. The piece states loftily of Prop 47, “So far, it seems to be working.”

Two youths at the Texas Youth Commission facility in Marlin, Texas, are accompanied by a guard as they walk down the hall.

Study: Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms Having Positive Effect

A new nonpartisan study released on Thursday revealed positive effects from juvenile justice reforms passed in Texas during recent years, with the state showing a significant drop in the juvenile incarceration rate while the juvenile crime rate also fell during the same time period.