Crime (page 8)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on North Carolina’s response to hemp as a potential cash crop. Brenee Goforth’s Daily Journal highlights North Carolina’s tax on illegal drugs.
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
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    Supreme Court’s next gun cases could yield interesting results

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller looks ahead to the U.S. Supreme Court’s next cases involving gun regulations. The Supreme Court will confront a range of gun rights cases in the coming months, as the nation reels from brutal mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio,…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2019
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    Tamping down mass killings

    Robert VerBruggen of National Review Online offers three ideas. 1. Stop giving these people the infamy they crave. These incidents are obviously contagious — a reality increasingly backed up by good research — and we in the media need to do a better job of keeping killers’ names…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2019
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    National Review editor urges FBI to take on white supremacists

    Rich Lowry writes at National Review Online that the nation’s top law enforcement agency should focus attention on violent white supremacists. At some point in the late 1960s, you could be forgiven for thinking that the FBI was running the KKK. It infiltrated, manipulated, and ran the Klan…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Bill would block cities and counties from creating new crimes

    According to Leonard Robinson III’s most recent article in Carolina Journal, the House Rules Committee reported favorably on Senate Bill 584, a criminal recodification bill. Robinson reports: Senate Bill 584, if passed, would require more oversight on criminalization from the General Assembly. The legislation requires all criminal penalties to…
    Brenee Goforth, August 6, 2019
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    National Review editors on white supremacy: ‘Crush this evil’

    Editors at National Review Online take aim at an odious ideology. In America, as abroad, we see our fair share of inexplicable violence. But the patterns on display over the last few years have revealed that we are contending here not with another “lone wolf,” but with the…
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    New research from Duke University scholars raises serious questions about Medicaid. The research has been published as policymakers continue to debate about Medicaid expansion. Jordan Roberts analyzes the latest information during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Sanders highlights the latest evidence critiquing government film…
    Mitch Kokai, August 2, 2019
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    About that Baltimore criticism from President Trump

    Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner offers an inconvenient fact for Baltimore’s defenders. The Baltimore murder rate is higher than the three Central American nations driving the border surge by migrants seeking to flee crime and murder back home. In an analysis of the murder rates done after…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2019