An article from the New York Post outlined that a statistic from 2017 that found that 70% of homicide suspects from Baltimore had a prior drug arrest.
Then there is the prosecutorial retreat — particularly from drug enforcement. In Baltimore, 70% of 2017 homicide suspects also had prior drug arrests. In Chicago, meanwhile, drug arrests declined by 44% just before the 2016 spike in violent crime. And while correlation isn’t causation, there is clear overlap between supposedly “nonviolent” drug offenders and shooters. Progressive prosecutors take note.
As police internalize the message that “low-level” drug offenses won’t be aggressively pursued, street enforcement wanes, which means more open-air drug dealing and, in turn, more street brutality.
You might be wondering why I am covering something that is from 2017. The reason is because the idea that drug crimes are no big deal are starting to make there way into even the Conservative movement. They claim that who really cares if someone is just using drugs. Well because people who use drugs are also more likely to be committing other crimes.
We are the party of Law and Order we can’t allow these left-wing ideals of lawlessness to come into our movement.
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