Contrary to the attorney general’s imagination, hordes of bloodthirsty gang members are not suddenly plaguing American neighborhoods. Crime is still at its lowest level in decades.
Newly released FBI crime data show that Donald Trump was correct when he said last June that “crime is rising.” Overall violent crime in the U.S. increased by 4 percent in 2015.
Donald Trump’s speech shows that while he is not ‘softening’ on immigration, he has made some progress towards formulating solutions. He needs to make more.
For the average American alive today the odds of being murdered have never been lower — even though Americans possess millions more firearms.
We should get better data than that used by leftist groups and talk policy specifics before we spring for massive changes to federal criminal law.
Yes, the U.S. prison population has greatly expanded. And Bernie Sanders is part of the reason for that.
Texas’ experience with criminal-justice reform offers hope for the many Americans in jail who shouldn’t be and the neighbors who pay their bills.
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