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Senate Passes Resolution To Overturn Controversial DC Crime Bill

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2023
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The U.S. Capitol building in Washington on Feb. 24, 2023.(Madalina Vasiliu/The Epoch Times) The U.S. Senate on March 8 overwhelmingly approved a House-passed bill that would overturn a city ordinance reducing penalties for crime within the federal district. The chamber passed the measure in an 81–14 vote. The resolution would block the Revised Criminal Code Act (RCC), a law passed by the D.C. Council that lessens penalties for some violent crimes, such as carjackings and home burglaries. The reform was introduced as the district is experiencing a record-breaking crime wave....

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