Saturday Morning News Round Up

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Gun Violence

An interesting study of crime looking at six cities – Philadelphia, San Diego, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Austin and Toronto, was carried out by the Police Executive Research Forum. One of the central messages from the sample study is that gun violence continues to plague poor urban neighborhoods. The question is how to fix the problem.

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is hinting that Attorney General Eric Holder is stonewalling them. They are threatening to hold him in contempt. (more…)