Breitbart London reported last week that England and Wales had seen a 1,700 per cent rise in violent protests in 20 years. According to the Police Federation, in 2019 some 126 protests descended into violence, compared to just seven in 2000. The increase in violence has resulted in millions of pounds’ worth of property damage and the injury of hundreds of police officers. … [Read more...] about Taxpayers Paid £1.5m to Police London Black Lives Matter and Counter Protests in One Weekend: Report
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The mural included the symbol of the D.C. flag — two horizontal bars topped by three stars — after which activists painted “Defund the Police,” making the phrase appear “Black Lives Matter = Defund the Police,” the Washington Post reported. Bowser’s government removed the D.C. flag, but allowed “Defund the Police” to remain, the publication reported. … [Read more...] about Police Made 4 Arrests For Defacing Property As DC Faced Occasional, Destructive Riots. Then They Arrested 2 Pro-Lifers For Writing ‘Black Preborn Lives Matter’
“From a player’s standpoint, I know we all stick together. Hockey is a great game,” Kadri said. “We’re all trying to make the game more diverse and the diversity in the game doesn’t happen with racism still going on. So that’s an important thing for us to address.” … [Read more...] about Chambers: Nazem Kadri stands with Black players. Does the NHL hear them?
There's also a distinction on abortion rights. Nearly 1 in 4 Black female Democrats said abortion should be illegal in most or all cases. That's compared to about 15% of other Democrats. That may reflect in part the fact that their religious views differ from other members of the party. Black women were more likely than other Democrats to call themselves born-again Christians, 51% to 16%, and less likely to say they don't identify with any religion, 13% vs 33%. … [Read more...] about AP VoteCast: How Black women shape Democratic politics
An intoxicated man was sleeping at noon July 27 next to the front door of the Elks Lodge, 711 W. St. Charles Road. The man said he had fallen asleep after drinking a few beers. He was given a no-trespass notice. A person said she was going through items belonging to her late mother and discovered a small pistol July 27 in the 100 block of North Michigan Street. The gun was collected and placed into evidence for destruction. Police report information is provided by local police departments. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. … [Read more...] about Domestic Battery, Gunshot Wound: Elmhurst Cops