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Abstract Has Black Lives Matter influenced police lethal use-of-force? A difference-indifferences design finds census places with Black Lives Matter protests experience a 15% to 20% decrease in police homicides over the ensuing five years, around 300 fewer deaths. The gap...
As protests broke out across the country in the name of Black Lives Matter, the group’s co-founder, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, went on a real estate-buying binge, snagging four high-end homes for $3.2 million in the US alone, according to property records. Patrisse Khan-Cullors, 37,...
Washington D.C., January 13, 2020 – At the same time as the House impeachment vote, activists hung three huge banners at the Capitol, calling for the removal of Trump and the 147 Republicans who voted to overturn the election...
Ashli Babbit was 35, a 14 year U.S. Air Force veteran with two tours in Iraq, a 35 year old wife, mother, daughter, and patriot.
Here are some of Sen. Blackburn’s serious concerns with provisions buried in the 5,593 page Omnibus and Relief Package:   1. Unconscionable Spending Spending $2.4 trillion of Americans’ hard-earned tax dollars will make it even harder for our economy to recover  ...
Federal Employees Attend A "Shut Down DC" Zoom Chat on Tactics For Sabotaging Government Bureaucracy. In the video above ShutDown DC hosts a Zoom Chat training session for federal employees on using their official job as an activist to leak...
Todd V. McMurtry, the attorney for Louisville officer Sgt. John Mattingly, released the raw bodycam video from shortly after Kenneth Walker shot the police officer. They called Sgt. John Mattingly a "murderer," when all he did was defend himself. The...
Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two people and injuring a third during a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the August 23, 2020 police shooting of Jacob Blake. The 17-year-old from Antioch, Illinois, faces multiple charges, including...
Portland City Council members voted unanimously on Wednesday to prohibit the public – and, in some cases, private – use of facial recognition technology, making it the most stringent ban of this kind nationwide, according to multiple reports. Portland Mayor...
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul opens up about being surrounded by protesters 'who would have killed us' after leaving White House after President Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention (RNC) Thursday night. Rand Paul and his wife were trying to...
At a rally outside the South Loop police station on August 10, 2020, Ariel Atkins, a Black Lives Matters activist, spoke to the crowd after a violent night with more than 100 arrests, and where 13 police officers injured. Property damage...
In response to the riots in East Portland the past two nights, the PPA has sent a letter to Mayor Wheeler and District Attorney Schmidt. In closing: "I am disgusted that our City has come to this. If it...
East Room 3:57 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  A great honor to be with you today.  And being here is a real — a really important moment, as far as I’m concerned.  My first duty as President is to protect the American...
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gave a briefing defending the use of DHS officials to arrest protesters in Portland. DHS is has to be in Oregon because of “violent criminal activity” for 52 days and because of...