The percentage of Americans who think crime is getting worse is at a 50-year high. Most Americans blame the rise in crime on Woke District Attorneys who do not enforce the law.
Woke ideologies in general are on the rise. Woke ideologies are Marxist-based and built on the concept of pitting oppressed people against their oppressors.
Violence Reaches Epidemic Levels
On May 21, an armed group of four carried out nine robberies in five Northwest Chicago neighborhoods in 1 hour, jumping out of their vehicle, pointing guns at victims, and demanding their belongings. On Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, 53 people were shot, 10 fatally.
Retailers Pulling Out of Crime-Infested Cities
Americans are Locked and Loaded
As Americans have watched cities looted and burned, with no regard for personal property rights, they have decided to take advantage of their right to bear arms for personal protection.
The number of Americans legally carrying handguns doubled from 3 million in 2015 to 6 million in 2019. The number carrying handguns in October 2022 skyrocketed to 16 million as concerns about violent crime soared.
A strong rule of law and individual liberty are the cornerstones of Western civilization.
History is full of examples, from Rome to the Ottoman Empire, which shows that a deteriorating rule of law is a leading indicator of a civilization in decline.
Photo by Maze Man 2011