How do Bible Christians reconcile support for the execution with the story of the Woman Taken in Adultery?
Archive for the ‘Crime Control’ Category
The death sentence might be justifiable, but life without parole is hard to fathom. Still, there’s Whitey Bulger.
(ht: Walt Kelly): Is a barnacle a ship? This is messed up in so many ways. I understand resigning in protest against something your employer did, or asks you to do. I understand getting fired because you’re not with the program. But Bequette and Metcalf did the right thing “…generate a healthy exchange of ideas…” […]
Radley Balko wrote a shocking link-bait headline: 1 in 25 Americans was arrested in 2011! Balko’s statistic was derived by dividing the number of people in the country by the total number of arrests. As Balko’s readers quickly pointed out, this exaggerates the risk because many people get arrested multiple times a year. He half-retracted […]
It’s harder than you think to get significant tax revenue from legal marijuana
Emily Yoffe is right:
Less drunkenness = fewer rapes.
Why is that controversial?
Maryville, MO, in the middle of farm country about 50 miles north of St. Joseph, is acting out a collective schweinerei that deserves national attention. With the apparent approval of their community leaders, this upstanding bunch of curdled Babbitts have served up all the teenage girls in town as sexual toys, like a box of […]
Please join me at their health policy forum to talk serious mental illness and crime. I’ll be on a panel with the LA County Sheriff Lee Baca and the chair of psychiatry at Stanford, Dr. Laura Roberts. The policy forum is open to the public and will be held this Thursday from 11:30 A.M. to […]
Why is the Reporters’ Committee for Freedom of the Press defending blackmailers?
Instructing federal prosecutors to use long sentences for drug dealing within organizations may increase the over-representation of people of color in prison