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Safety Tips for Women

Safety Tips for Women

In today’s ever increasingly dangerous world, it is important to not only know how to protect yourself as a woman, but ways to ensure that even when you are out and about alone, you are taking the best safety precautions that get you to and from your destination...

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Crime Continues to Escalate in Chicago

The crime rate in the Windy City is continuing to rise. In 2017, Chicago PD seized over 8,000 illegal guns. In the same year, the city reported over 760 deaths from guns, a 60% increase from the previous year. There is also over 3,000 young men in the windy city that...

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Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

The Missouri House has approved a massive Omnibus Crime Bill which is adopts many of ideals of the First Step Act and includes more measures that could potentially affect Missouri: Free feminine hygiene for incarcerated women sentencing reform for mandatory minimums...

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Bad News For The NRA

Wayne LaPierre has been a long time leader of the National Rifle Association. More recently, war hero Lt. Col. Oliver North, holder of the bronze star, silver star, purple hearts (and many other awards)  and national hero was asked to serve as president with LaPierre...

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