State lawmakers returned to work Monday in a state Capitol battered by four days of protests. The building and surrounding monuments have been defaced with graffiti, and windows along the lowest floor were boarded up with plywood. Some windows on the second floor of the Capitol were also smashed with rocks. A state employee told legislative leaders that the offices of Gov. Jared Polis and his chief of staff both had broken windows.
ACRU Senior Fellow and Policy Board member J. Kenneth Blackwell spoke to Lou Dobbs on the continuing crime crisis in Chicago and the unfair accusations against its police department.
Drown the police in paperwork if they make a street stop, and what do you get? Fewer stops and more violent crime, including a near doubling of the murder rate.
The ACLU continues its demonization of police officers, even as crime rises in cities like Baltimore, where cops have pulled back in the face of a lack of support from public officials.