Crime

Our database of police officers who shoot citizens reveals who’s most likely to shoot

"If fatal shootings of minority civilians are due to bias by white officers, we would expect that when white officers are involved in a fatal shooting, the person fatally shot would be more likely to be black or Hispanic. This is not what we found." - The Conversation

(HT: Intellectual Takeout)

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C.S. Lewis on how the humanitarian theory of punishment threatens liberty

"[A]s C.S. Lewis argues in this essay, the humanitarian theory of punishment deprives a person of the 'rights of a human being.' And when deterrence is the sole goal of the system then even the punishment of the innocent is warranted since it can have a deterrent effect." - Acton

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Fundamentalist Baptist pastor arrested on charges he failed to report child abuse

Shootings, Grace, and the Gospel: An Interview with Pastor Eddie Bevill of Parkridge Church on the Parkland Shooting

"I’m praying that our churches, our church specifically, and other Bible-believing churches in our area, that we will point people to Jesus. ...He’s the only one who can bring peace where there is nothing but lostness and struggle and anger and fury and confusion." CToday

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