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What We’re Reading Today: Riots, Rioting And Riotous Behavior


Some headlines that caught our eye.

Riot Central

Is There Really an ‘Epidemic’ of Racist Police Shootings? Several Studies Say No — PJMedia

Majority of Minneapolis City Council signs pledge to disband police department — Washington Examiner

Have we already defunded the police? — Tyler Cowan, Marginal Revolution

The movement to defund police is based on nothing but lies — Kyle Smith, New York Post

Escape While You Can. De Blasio Defunding NYPD Jazz Shaw, HotAir

The Campus Riot Reaches The Newsroom — Steven Hayward, PowerLine

Rioting, looting, arson and violence have become a civilization-destroying pandemic — Heather Mac Donald, Fox News

I Must Object: A rebuttal to Brown University’s letter on racism in the United States — Glenn C. Loury, City Journal

Cornell students demand Chemistry Prof. David Collum be fired for tweeting that Buffalo incident was not police brutality — Legal Insurrection

Over 1,000 Christians Gather To Pray as Riots Continue Across the Country — Western Journal

‘I Only Kneel For One Person’: Black Georgia State Trooper Refuses To Kneel At Black Lives Matter Protest — Daily Caller

Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Murdering Retired Black Police Capt. David Dorn — Daily Wire

Foreign Propagandists Exploit U.S. Unrest — Washington Free Beacon

Barr Responds to Media Lies About D.C. Riots and Trump’s ‘Demand’ to Send in Troops — Townhall

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