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Baltimore Hiring More Ex-Cons to Combat “Gun Violence”

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Baltimore Hiring More Ex-Cons to Combat “Gun Violence”

By Robert Farago on August 29, 2015

 

“Baltimore officials are expected to authorize the expansion of the anti-violence Safe Streets program to a fifth city location — likely the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, the site of Freddie Gray’s arrest,” baltimoresun.com reports. “The Board of Estimates, which is controlled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, plans to accept a $180,000 one-year grant from the Abell Foundation to employ ex-felons to stem crime in the West Baltimore neighborhood. The grant, along with federal dollars, will fund the program until June 2016, city officials said.” Not to mention $770k in Baltimore taxpayer funds. This despite Baltimore “Violence Interrupters” Caught Dealing Drugs, Possessing Illegal Guns (image above), If I were a cynical man . . .

I’d say that the City of Baltimore, along with the Abell Foundation (“supporting innovative efforts to solve systemic social, economic and environmental problems”) and Uncle Sam (supporting Democrat regimes nationwide), is aiding and abetting criminals with a proven track record of committing crimes. Again. Still.

Given the context of the program’s extra-legal activities, also provided by the Sun, the quotes from supporter of the ex-con employment program are, well, here they are . . .

Read the rest here : http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/08/robert-farago/baltimore-hiring-more-ex-cons-to-combat-gun-violence/

 

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