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PRO-KRASNER RALLY

‘A political stunt’: Philly’s Black clergy, officials slam Krasner impeachment probe

BY: - September 24, 2022

The Democratic prosecutor faces an impeachment probe by the Republican controlled state House of Representatives.

Philly DA Krasner not alone among progressive prosecutors fighting GOP attacks

BY: - September 11, 2022

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner won a hard-fought campaign in 2017 amid a rising wave of dissent over police shootings of unarmed people of color and calls to reform criminal justice policies that harm the nation’s most vulnerable communities. Five years later, following a resounding reelection victory in 2021, Krasner is among progressive prosecutors across […]

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Harrisburg Republicans have fiddled this summer while our communities suffer | Opinion

BY: - August 25, 2022

Instead of really trying to fight crime, GOP lawmakers are focused on trying to oust elected Philly DA Larry Krasner.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

‘It all takes a toll’: Pa. Democrats examine secondary impacts of gun violence

BY: - August 24, 2022

Sen. Tim Kearney, D-Delaware, described the speakers’ remarks as “sobering,” as they outlined how the gun violence epidemic has affected communities, the physical and emotional toll of gun violence, and solutions to combat the crisis.

Gun violence surges in Philadelphia despite recent efforts to tame it

BY: - August 9, 2022

The city’s murder rate appears to be on pace to match or exceed last year’s totals, recent data show.

Two Philly Dems, three suburban Republicans named to Pa. House panel investigating Krasner

BY: - July 11, 2022

Reps. Amen Brown and Danilo Burgos, both Philadelphia Democrats from high-crime districts, have been named with three Republicans from outlying counties to investigate the causes of crime in the city.

COMMENTARY

The Pa. House’s Krasner probe usurps democracy and the will of Philadelphia voters | Opinion

BY: - July 10, 2022

Those who engage in trying to overturn the results of a free and fair election are undermining democracy and putting the American experiment in grave peril.

House adopts resolution to investigate Philly DA Krasner over objections of city lawmakers

BY: - June 29, 2022

Over the fiery objections of Philadelphia lawmakers, the state House adopted a resolution to investigate Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

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Pa. House GOP moves to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 14, 2022

The announcement came the same day House Republicans buried a slate of gun-violence reduction bills.

House passes bill limiting Philly DA to two terms

BY: - April 26, 2022

The bill, which now goes to the Senate for a vote, would limit the top prosecutor in Pennsylvania’s largest city – and only in Philadelphia – to two four-year terms. The proposal  appears to take aim at Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, a Democrat, who has been a target for GOP lawmakers.

‘They need to be loved on’: Philly program offers youthful offenders a second chance

BY: - March 9, 2022

The Youth Aid Panel is a diversion program for first-time offenders, who face a panel of community volunteers instead of a judge.