Massive crime spike stems from social unrest, COVID lockdowns destabilizing communities: expert

Posted on AllSides February 11th, 2022
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Massive social upheaval spurred by the coronavirus pandemic is in large part to blame for the national surge in violent crime — not guns, an expert told Fox News Digital.

"We have crime because we have people," said Amy Swearer, a legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. "Crime is a very complex subject."

From the early 1990s through 2019, there was a national decline in violent crime, but the pendulum swung back in 2020, she said.

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