Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Gun Crime Soaring in These Democrat-Run Cities

On July 9, USA Today ran a column focused on soaring gun crime in Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee, New Orleans, and St. Louis. The common denominator in all five cities?—decades of Democrat mayoral leadership.

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Baltimore Mayor Walks Back ‘Space to Destroy’ Remarks

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake admitted her “space to destroy” remarks in the midst of rioting in her city were poorly chosen. “You know, I certainly think that it was taken out of context,” Rawlings-Blake said.


98 Cops Injured in Baltimore Riots

Baltimore police officials said 98 officers have been injured since riots broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray. Thirteen of the officers had to be placed on medical leave, and 15 were relegated to light duty. Police Capt. Eric Kowalczyk said protesters had fired bricks, bottles, and chunks of cement at officers.

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Insiders Say Mayor Told Police to Stand Down as Baltimore Burned

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is again under suspicion for having taken a position that allowed rioters to burn her city down without opposition from police. This time, insiders are reporting that the mayor told police to keep hands off the protesters and to stand down in the face of the growing violence.

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Baltimore Mayor: Sharpton Is ‘Welcome’ in City

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (D) stated that Al Sharpton and “anyone who wants to add to the calls for peace in our city” “is welcome” during a press conference on Monday. Rawlings-Blake said, “anyone who wants to add to the