Crime

Booker Critiques Biden’s New Criminal Justice Plan

'You created this system' Booker tweeted Tuesday morning

Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) offered a not so subtle dig at leading presidential candidate Joe Biden's newly released criminal justice reform plan Tuesday morning, suggesting Biden's four-decade career in the Senate does not match the candidate's progressive policy proposal. 

Study Links School Choice to Crime Reduction

Students who participated in voucher program less likely than peers to be arrested

The study, authored by Prof. Patrick J. Wolf of the University of Arkansas and Corey A. DeAngelis, Director of School Choice for the Reason Foundation, found that participation in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) lowered the chances of a student being convicted of a crime in adulthood.

Ilhan Omar Admits Lying to High School Students

Omar told a fake story to illustrate 'American racism, cruelty and injustice'

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) admitted to flubbing the facts of an anecdote she told a large group of students to illustrate the "racism, cruelty, and injustice" she's seen in America since being accepted as a refugee more than two decades ago.

Abortion Might Not Cut Crime Rates After All

Paper challenges controversial ‘Freakanomics’ thesis

While overall numbers of crimes rose and fell in line with abortion, this effect vanishes when adjusting for the size of the population. This conclusion challenges prevailing explanations, including the idea that abortion reduces the number of "unwanted" children who might otherwise commit crimes.