NAACP lays out five point plan to reduce gun violence

NAACP lays out five point plan to reduce gun violence

“Yesterday we gave out hotdogs and hamburgers at Chad Brown,” said speaker Kobi Dennis, of Project Night Vision and other programs aimed at curbing inner city violence, “That was fun, but guess what? That was for the kids. This is grown-up time right now.” Grown-up time means Jim Vincent, president of the Rhode Island NAACP, [...]

“Criminal Street Gang” legislation is the wrong direction for Rhode Island

“Criminal Street Gang” legislation is the wrong direction for Rhode Island

Well meaning but dangerously inept legislation has a bad habit of passing in the General Assembly in the eleventh hour and this year is no exception as both the House and the Senate passed an amendment to the general laws that adds “up to ten years of extra jail time for any person convicted of [...]