The death knell for unions? Supreme Court gets to decide
Fox News-Feb 9, 2018
Conservative majority could overturn a four decade-old Supreme Court ruling that allows public sector unions to collect fees from non-members to cover costs … amount was deducted from his paycheck — he didn’t believe he should be forced to pay union dues or fees just to be allowed to work for the state.
Supreme Court Surrounded During Case Against Mandatory Union …
InsideSources-11 hours ago
Trump considers pulling ICE out of California to let the state learn
By Abby HamblinContact Reporter
February 22, 2018
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he’s considering pulling Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers out of California.
Why? Because he feels the state is giving his administration “no help” in targeting the violent MS-13 gang, especially in Los Angeles.
“We’re getting no help from the state of California, Continue reading
1 day ago – After ruling the state’s map of congressional districts unconstitutionally gerrymandered, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court should have stopped there. By drawing its own map and ordering it implemented for the upcoming elections, the court has exceeded its authority and brought confusion to the political …
Senate committee passes jailbreak for gun felons while pushing…gun control
It doesn’t get any more ironic than this.
Posted February 15, 2018 by Daniel Horowitz
The bipartisan political elites have a great idea. With federal judges becoming more and more extreme by the day why not abolish the mandatory minimum sentences that so successfully alleviated the crime bubble in the ‘90s and go back to allowing liberal judges to let people out of jail at a whim? Continue reading
“Our [consent decrees]… I think, really do serve as blueprints for communities around the country…”
Vanita Gupta head of Obama’s Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice until January 20, 2017
You don’t say.
Federal police investigations part of Obama legacy
By John Fritze Contact Reporter The Baltimore Sun – August 9, 2016
President Barack Obama has vowed to push for criminal justice reform in his final months in office. But analysts say his Justice Department has already made a legacy-defining imprint on policing.
Relying on a sweeping federal law drafted 22 years ago by then-Sen. Joe Biden, the Obama administration has pursued about two dozen civil rights inquiries into local police such as the one focused on the Baltimore Police Department Continue reading
…prior to 2015, Baltimore’s killings had generally been on the decline. Before rates in recent years eclipsed it, Baltimore’s homicide rate had peaked with 353 killings in 1993…
Baltimore homicide rate highest ever in 2017 as murders, crime …
Jan 2, 2018 – BALTIMORE — Baltimore has set a new per-capita homicide record as gunmen killed for drugs, cash, payback – or no apparent reason at all. A surge of homicides in the starkly divided city resulted in 343 killings in 2017, bringing the annual homicide rate to its highest ever – roughly 56 killings per 100,000 …
4 days ago – The NYPD is being dragged down by overweight cops — and the brass isn’t doing anything about the ballooning problem, police sources told The Post. “We…
Isn’t It Illegal To Possess A Gun In A Gun Free Zone? But At Least We Can Be Reassured That All The Law-Abiding Citizens (those who obey the law) Have Been Disarmed
Repeal gun-free zones
Erich Pratt Published 5:54 p.m. ET Feb. 15, 2018
Florida school shooting shows, again, the failure of gun control: Opposing view
The Florida shooting this week was heartbreaking. As a father of 10 children, it hurts to see this kind of violence being perpetrated against our schoolchildren. But this week’s events are also infuriating because we refuse to learn the lessons of the past.
Killers continue targeting locations where guns are not allowed. Ninety-eight percent of public mass shootings in this country occur in gun-free zones Continue reading
Notre Dame College police chief selected to participate in NFL’s social justice initiative
By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald – Posted: 02/10/18, 6:10 PM EST
Notre Dame College Police Chief Jeffrey Scott was one of only three law enforcement officers nationally selected be a part of the National Football League’s initiative to tackle social injustice issues.
Through this initiative NFL players, owners, executives and law enforcement officers affirmed their joint commitment to criminal justice reform at the local, state and national levels. Continue reading
Fundraising feud cuts off collections for trooper shot in the line of duty
Updated 7:39 AM; Posted 6:37 AM
By Rudy Miller
A state police booster group forced the shutdown of a campaign that raised $19,000 for a Pennsylvania state police trooper shot in the line of duty, according to court documents.
The president of the PSP Strong Association said allowing the rogue fundraiser to continue would put her $1 million fundraising organization in jeopardy. Continue reading