Man charged under sex trafficking law passed by Senator Betsy Close

Sen. Betsy Close Bi-partisan legislation enabled local prosecutor to increase charges on accused sex offender Albany, OR – Last year, Senator Close Betsy Close (R-Albany/Corvallis) reached across the aisle to work with Democrat Senator Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose) on stronger penalties … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:41 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Oregon Senate | 1 Comment

Attorney General Eric Holder Protecting His Own

The headline in Tuesday’s USA TODAY screamed in all caps: “Holder: NO ONE TO BIG TO JAIL.’” Wow. I’ll bet that has his friends on Wall Street quaking in their boots. But that very manly threat by Attorney General Eric … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Ethics, Federal Government, Government reform, President Obama | 5 Comments

Lars Larson: Holder’s playing race card a good sign

by Lars Larson The Attorney General certainly didn’t appreciate it – being challenged by Louie Gohmert, member of Congress. He went as far as to say that it was racism that led the Congressman to ask those tough questions. It’s … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Benghazi, Crime & Sentencing | 6 Comments

Our scales of justice are out of balance

by Dan Lucas In the course of doing research recently, I had occasion to read a number of criminal histories. I was struck by the sense of entitlement the criminals had. They seemed to feel that it was OK for … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Death Penalty | 9 Comments

Oregon Country Fair condoning and romanticizing violence

by Rupert Huse For the second year in a row the Oregon Country Fair (July 12-14, 2013 near Eugene) has chosen to have Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn as guest speakers at the Fair.  For those that don’t know, Ayers … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Terrorism | 1,069 Comments

Correction Costs and Fiscal Restraint Don’t Need to Be at Odds

By Brandon Maxwell The Founding Fathers emphasized the vital need for the rule of law in a free society. Samuel Adams wrote, “There shall be one rule of Justice for the rich and the poor; for the favorite in Court, … Continue reading

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What police think about gun control

by NW Spotlight Last month, in March 2013, PoliceOne surveyed more than 15,000 active and retired members of law enforcement about gun control. PoliceOne is the leading law enforcement website in the country, and PoliceOne confirms the law enforcement status … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:16 | Posted in CHL, Crime & Sentencing, Gun Control | 1,826 Comments

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