This is a dangerous time in our great nation. These quotes and organizations that you’ll find below are filled with more than just criminals who are pissed off over their recent incarcerations. These are our scholars, our politicians, our youth.
Abolishing police? Go ahead, imagine a world without police. How does that look to you?
To me, it’s complete and utter chaos. It’s gangs running rampant because there are no laws against it, no punishment for crimes they commit.
With “almost every crime” decriminalized, there is no order at all. Theft, child pornography, drugs, rape…all good.
These activists aren’t describing the nation that our founding fathers envisioned when America was born. This is communism. Socialism. Disorder. This is not America.
These liberal policies are hitting all the magical buzzwords that sound great. Sure, it would be wonderful to live in one big community where we all hold hands, sing Kumbaya, and everyone has the same size house with no worry of crime on their streets.
But as great as that sounds, it’s just not realistic. This has been proven time and time again in history. There is evil in this world, and you can’t “social justice policy” your way out of that.
Without police, without law, without order, without prisons, evil is free to roam around and do as it pleases. To rape, steal, and murder.
Like the guy or not, President Trump understands this. He stands behind our men and women in law enforcement and counts on them to uphold order in our nation.
Attorney General Barr understand this. He continuously speaks on behalf of our law enforcement and supports their efforts.
This administration is targeted and hated so much by liberals, partially because they are realistic in their view of American Policing and the importance it plays in our communities.
The Trump administration isn’t looking to let criminals roam free on our streets when they should be in jail or fighting for criminal and illegal immigrant rights like so many liberals are. Then again, he was able to win an election all on his own; he doesn’t need to do favors for criminals to get more votes.
Liberals and social justice warriors are hiding in their safe spaces because of their fear of what a strong criminal justice system will do to these poor, hurting murderers and drug dealers. They just need hugs and free stuff and they’ll be all better.
“A Trump Administration will empower our law enforcement officers to do their jobs and keep our streets free of crime and violence. The Trump Administration will be a law and order administration.
President Trump will honor our men and women in uniform and will support their mission of protecting the public. The dangerous anti-police atmosphere in America is wrong. The Trump Administration will end it.”
Activists cringe at this statement. Realists embrace it.
America, there is war brewing on our streets and in our communities. They’re coming after you, your rights, your healthcare, your income. Be prepared.
Don’t believe me? Here’s your evidence:
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Criminal justice activists everywhere are getting louder over a scary policy goal. The main principle behind it: Abolishing the police.
No, that’s not a typo. They actually state in their literature that they want to see “police officers disappearing from the streets.”
Apparently, reforming the “oppressive, violent, and racist institution” known as policing isn’t quite enough. They want to completely shut down America’s police departments.
They are drawing from early 20th Century civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois’ concept of “Abolition Democracy,” essentially calling on radical institutions run by the communities to overpower and replace current social structures, which, apparently, are a less restrictive form of chattel slavery.
You know, the kind where slaves were complete property of their owners.
The abolition democracy concept has been used in recent years to call for changes in different systems in our country.
In 2003, social activist and Black Panther Party member Angela Y. Davis partly based her book Are Prisons Obsolete? on the concept of completely ridding our country of the prison system. In 2012, it was the driving force of the Occupy Wall St. movement, where an unnamed activist wrote:
“…so that social institutions designed to exclude designated sectors of the population from that process should be abolished.”
In 2016, “humanitarian rap artist and peace activist” Jessica Disu out of Chicago said during a forum on national television to Fox News’ Megyn Kelly that:
“It should be against the law for an officer to shoot a civilian.”
During the forum, one participant condemned a Black Lives Matter activist for calling for the death of police officers. Disu’s response was:
“This is the reason our young people are hopeless in America. Here’s a solution. We need to abolish the police.”
She later tweeted:
“Our police is not working—we need to replace it with something new. It’s more than a repair. We need something new.”
An academic writing from the Cardozo Law Review ponders:
“Can the dominant paradigm casting gun-toting cops as the sole guardians of peace and public order still conform to evolving understandings of justice?”
And one from the Harvard Law Review is equally as ridiculous when it states:
“Justice in abolitionist terms involves at once exposing the violence, hypocrisy, and dissembling entrenched in existing legal practices, while attempting to achieve peace, make amends, and distribute resources more equitably.”
In his book, The End of Policing, Alex Vitale lays out a plethora of radical ideas that undoubtedly bring to light how incredibly guilty he feels over the fact that his skin is white. His approach “goes beyond working within the carceral system to propose non-punitive alternatives that would eventually render policing obsolete.”
Vitale argues that current police reform “from diversity initiatives to community policing to body cameras, fail to acknowledge that policing as an institution reinforces race and class inequalities by design.”
A grassroots organization called Critical Resistance states that its mission “seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe.”
In an article published by the organization entitled “To Stop Police Murders, Abolish the Police,” the author writes:
“The police will always seek to demonize the people and the communities they target, however we know there is never justification for the violence of policing.”
The article continues:
“When cities prioritize funding for policing and imprisonment, they are funding a war on our communities, particularly on Black, Brown, working class, and poor people…forced displacement of working class communities of color are aided by police departments, privatized security forces, judges, and district attorneys working together to expedite arrests and prosecutions in order to empty city homes and streets and make way for new wealth.”
Critical Resistance states that ending police militarization, eliminating gang injunctions, defunding police departments, stripping the power of police officer associations, are several ways to “reduce the police’s ability to harass, harm, and kill our community members, and ultimately, bring us closer to a vision where our communities live free from state violence.”
Critical Resistance is joined by other organizations such as A World Without Police, who invite members to “imagine a world without police.”
Social justice warriors and activists are adamant that “investing in communities” by eliminating poverty and obtaining “full social, economic, and political equality,” of course ending capitalism as we know it, will render police unnecessary. The people will keep order of themselves.
There have been alternatives to policing suggested, however insane they may be. In 2014, Rolling Stone magazine released an article citing “6 ideas for a cop-free world.”
In sum, the ideas are: unarmed intervention and mediation teams; the decriminalization of almost every crime; restorative justice; direct democracy at the community level; community patrols; and mental health care.
Enough is enough.
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