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11/20/20-NBC News & The Marshall Project “One of the things about forecasts is that they’re sometimes wrong,” James Alan Fox, CJRA Expert.

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11/17/20-St. Louis Post-Dispatch “There’s no evidence that federal prosecution of gun crimes has any impact on violent crime,” Daniel Webster, CJRA Expert.

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11/16/20-Time Magazine “I think defunding the police will hurt those communities who need help the most. Improving criminal justice, reducing harm, and improving people’s lives more generally can’t be accomplished by shuffling resources around—these communities need more resources,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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11/4/20-NPR “Whether it was after the Muslim ban proposal or after Charlottesville, we’ve seen violence and hate crimes also correlate and resurge not just around a catalytic event but around the president’s rhetoric and how long it is sustained,” Brian Levin, CJRA Expert.

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11/3/20-USA Today “I think in many states, there’s not only a lack of political will, but we also have so-called ‘constitutional sheriffs’ who refused to enforce the laws,” Brian Levin, CJRA Expert.

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10/30/20-Indianapolis Star “Person can claim to have accidentally killed someone while hunting, only for further investigation to later find it was an intentional shooting. In another scenario, a person can claim self defense, but it has to be proven,” Gary LaFree, CJRA Expert.

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10/30/20-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “The surge in gun sales does not explain how rapid and abrupt the rise in homicides had been. Once the increase started, however, the greater availability of guns could have helped continue it,” Richard Rosenfeld, CJRA Expert.

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10/30/20-David Kennedy “We need to tell them everyone wants you safe, alive, free and not getting locked up, killed or hurting others,” David Kennedy, CJRA Expert.

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10/29/20-Politico “There are canaries in the coal mine, but … we don’t see the areas that are getting hurt because we don’t measure those areas,” Gbenga Ajilore, CJRA Expert.

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10/29/20-New York Times “The increase has had nothing to do with the political affiliation of your mayor,” Richard Rosenfeld, CJRA Expert.

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