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 | 4 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 | 8 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 | 584 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 | 1,061 Comments

How the media contributes to underreporting of sexual assaults

by Dan Lucas A number of years ago my wife Rachel was the victim of a violent sexual assault by a stranger – the perpetrator is still in prison. Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) recently interviewed Rachel in response to a … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Media | 1 Comment

Health insurance to pay for mandated treatment for drunk drivers?

by NW Spotlight The Oregon House Health Care Committee met yesterday afternoon for a public hearing and work session on HB 2385, a bill to require health insurance to pay for treatment for convicted drunk drivers. The bill would only … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:30 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 77th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 3 Comments

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