Monday, March 07, 2005

Double-Talk on Helping Anti-Gang Efforts

From American Progress Action....

"Taking on gang life will be one part of a broader outreach to at-risk youth, which involves parents and pastors, coaches and community leaders, in programs ranging from literacy to sports."
- President Bush's State of the Union promise to focus on ending gang activity,


"Law enforcers say Bush budget cuts would hamper anti-gang efforts…[b]ecause it proposed to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to state and local programs that help troubled kids and anti-gang efforts."
- Knight Ridder,

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