After hearing months of testimony, the grand jury declined to indict either officer in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Citing significant cuts to its budget made in the recently enacted spending bill, the Department of Justice has suspended a program of sharing seized assets that has been incredibly profitable for local law enforcement for many years.
Is the predictable rise in violent crime merely an accident, or an intended result of policies by radical groups such as BlackLivesMatter?
At the present rate, 500 Chicagoans will die in nearly 3,000 shootings incidents by the end of the year. The president blames Indiana for the carnage.
In a Dallas suburb earlier this month, a 12-year-old Sikh boy, Armaan Singh, was arrested for bringing a backpack with a built-in mobile phone charger to school and claiming it was a bomb. His family and friends are claiming he was targeted because of his religion and race. It sounds like a bad sequel to the story of Ahmed Mohamed and the "clock" he claimed to have "invented."
Jerry Falwell, Jr., president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, has called for students to arm themselves to prevent terrorist attacks on campus. On the other side of the coin, University of Oklahoma president David Boren is strongly opposed to allowings students and faculty to carry concealed on his Norman campus, insisting that such permission "makes no sense" and would put students and faculty "at risk."
After militant Islamists killed 14 people in San Bernardino, some sheriffs and police chiefs are defying the party line and calling on citizens to arm themselves. Law enforcement's typical message is, "Call the police. Let the professionals handle things." But now a brave few have raised a call to arms, telling citizens that since police can't be everywhere at once, it is up to individuals to protect themselves and their communities until police can arrive.
The Times and other anti-gun organs of the major media may fume that too many Americans have guns, but fewer and fewer Americans are swayed by their propaganda.
Hillary Clinton spent 11 hours testifying before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on October 22, 2015. It looks like she spent much of that time misleading the committee — if not outright lying. Now that 66 percent of her State Department e-mails—– totaling thousands of communications — have been released, it is obvious that much of her testimony was imbued with the type of fact twisting and truth bending that is characteristic of the Clintons.