2nd Amendment, Civil Unrest, Crime, Police

Why America’s Murder Rate Is At A Six-Decade High

New FBI crime data has revealed that the murder rate in the United States increased by a whopping 30% in 2020, the greatest single-year increase in the national murder rate since the 1960’s.

The 21,570 murders in the United States are the most since the year 1995, during the mid-1990’s crime spike which Congress met with new federal sentencing and criminal justice laws. The advent of 21st century surveillance technology also contributed to a decrease in crime and the imprisonment of repeat offenders. FBI Uniform Crime reports released Monday summarized crime findings of 2020.

The murders in 2020 represented a 29.4% increase from 2019. The phenomenon appears closely related to the rise of the Black Lives Matter street terror movement, and an increasing willingness on the part of Democrat-governed large cities to tolerate crime. Murders spiked in the summer of 2020, following the controversial death of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Read more…

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