Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner takes questions from reporters after a press conference in Harrisburg on Friday, 10/21/22. (Capital-Star photo by Marley Parish)

Republicans tried to put crime on the ballot in 2022. Voters didn’t go for it | Opinion

BY: - November 16, 2022

Despite the claims from Republicans, violent crime in 2022 is nowhere near the problem it was in the 1990s.


To prevent shootings, teachers needed to be armed with information, not guns | Opinion

BY: - August 10, 2022

The idea that more police officers, more metal detectors, more drills, and more guns will stop school massacres has stretched the bounds of credulity.


We may never see police accountability in the Texas school shooting. This is why | Opinion

BY: - June 8, 2022

Most people would be surprised to know that the government is not required to protect its citizens. The U.S. Supreme Court has said as much.


There’s a path for John Roberts to save Roe. He should take it | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2022

Chief Justice Warren Burger's vote-switch in the 1972 ruling upholding the death penalty could point the way.


How to police the police? The U.S. Supreme Court did it once. It can do it again | Opinion

BY: - June 10, 2020

The high court improved policing a generation ago with the exclusionary rule. It has the opportunity to do that again by striking down qualified immunity.


It’s time to step up, and say ‘Enough is enough’ to gun violence | Opinion

BY: - September 26, 2019

How did we get to a point where private citizens need to carry firearms when they leave their homes? It's time to say enough is enough