Homicide

Did the BLM Protests Against the Police Lead to the 2020 Spike in Homicides?

Did the BLM Protests Against the Police Lead to the 2020 Spike in Homicides?

Serious crime, particularly murder, soared while everyone was supposed to be locked indoors. Between 2019—by no means a famously peaceful year—and 2020, homicides alone surged by 42 percent during the summer and 34 percent during the fall. Many politically acceptable explanations have been advanced for this, with left-leaning

Wilfred Reilly
Wilfred Reilly
Black Lives Matter
Are We in the Midst of a Transgender Murder Epidemic?

Are We in the Midst of a Transgender Murder Epidemic?

The claim that there’s an “epidemic” of fatal anti-transgender violence in the United States has been made widely in recent years. A Google search for the phrase “epidemic of anti-trans violence” turns up pieces from the New York Times, NBC National News, ABC National News, and the Human Rights

Wilfred Reilly
Wilfred Reilly
Crime