As crime is skyrocketing across the U.S., pro-criminal activists have a friend in the White House.
President Biden’s administration is working on ideas to keep dangerous individuals on our streets, leading to more crimes, all in the name of racial justice. Their call to end cash bail comes at a time when FBI data show an unprecedented rise in violent crime
“We are also committed to increasing federal oversight and accountability for police departments and prosecutors’ offices to address systemic misconduct, including gender bias and sexual misconduct,” reads part of a 42-page White House report entitled the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. “And we will work to end cash bail and reform our pretrial system, recognizing the harm these processes cause, particularly for Black women and families.”
The report calls for a “whole of government” approach to ending gender inequalities, with the elimination of cash bail being one of the steps governments can take to combat gender and race disparities.
But the calls to end cash bail comes at a time when FBI data show an unprecedented rise in violent crime, with the numbers of murders in the U.S. rising by nearly 30% in 2020. That number represents the largest single-year increase recorded since the FBI began tracking the statistic.
The overall violent crime rate, which also includes assault, robbery, and rape, rose 5% in 2020 compared to 2019.
A prime example took place last night in Wisconsin.
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