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The Price of Refusing to Prosecute

August 3, 2023

Violent criminals are roaming free, and the public servants charged with putting them away refuse to do anything about it.

In a disturbing movement that’s plaguing major cities across America, progressive prosecutors are simply refusing to prosecute crimes. Unfortunately, Tucson is not immune to this dangerous trend.

Time and time again, the prosecutors responsible for protecting their communities and enforcing the law make headlines for the wrong reasons. Last year in San Francisco, District Attorney Chesa Boudin was ousted by arguably the most liberal voters in America due to his notorious soft-on-crime policies.

You can read the rest of the op-ed at Tucson Local Media.

Austin VanDerHeyden is the municipal affairs liaison at the Goldwater Institute.



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