Brian Lehrer of WNYC asks Jeffrey Butts about the Trump administration’s “law and order” policies and rhetoric as they relate to the 2020 presidential election. Continue reading WNYC –30 Issues: Who is the Real Law and Order Candidate?
In October 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had “smashed records” by charging more than 15,300 defendants with federal firearms offenses, 17 percent more than the previous record. The press release from the Justice Department didn’t cite the year or number for the previous record, and we were unable to reach a Justice spokesperson by deadline. Continue reading Houston Chronicle — After Mass Shootings, Trump says Prosecutions for Firearms Offenses hit Record in 2018