Defund the Statisticians! Murder Rate Up 30% in 2020 — Biggest Leap in Modern History

The U.S. murder rate took the biggest leap in modern history in 2020, at a time when activists and politicians cried out to ‘defund the police’. While overall major crime continues a downward trajectory, and the murder rate per 100,000 people is still less than the 1970s-1990s, the rate spike alarms crime analysts and citizens alike. Bill Whittle and Zo Rachel examine the moral underpinnings of the disturbing data. Perhaps the Progressive Left should issue a call to defund the statisticians.


Murder Rate Rose by Almost 30% in 2020, It’s Rising at a Slower Rate in 2021
[The New York Times, September 22, 2021]

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