Hottest News Picks for June 20, 2019

1 Booker Wants to Release Convicted Drug Offenders

America is suffering from a drug epidemic.

  • 70,000 Americans died from overdoses in 2017
  • Prescription opioids rank second in cause of death
  • This trend has been increasing for decades

Drugs are clearly a problem in our society. They’re a major source of crime and deaths — the numbers don’t lie. Meanwhile, the Left doesn’t think that’s a problem.

The War on Drugs has been a war on people, tearing families apart, ruining lives, and disproportionately affecting people of color and low-income individuals — all without making us safer. -Cory Booker (D-NJ)

You know what creates broken families? Getting arrested for breaking the law. These drug offenders are criminals, plain and simple, whether or not they were involved with violence. The facts show that drugs kill people, so, of course, the war on drugs exists to protect Americans from dangerous individuals.

2 Senators Get the Scoop on UFO Sightings

A select few senators got some insider information on UFOs on Wednesday. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, was among the three officials who were briefed. The Navy showed them evidence of UFOs interfering with US aircraft.

In response to requests for information from Congressional members and staff, Navy officials have provided a series of briefings by senior Naval Intelligence officials as well as aviators who reported hazards to aviation safety. -US. Navy

The details of what they saw remain unknown and the senators have yet to publicly comment on the matter. Trump has seen this same evidence and isn’t necessarily convinced that it was aliens. There’s still plenty of mystery surrounding UFOs and hopefully one day we’ll all learn the truth.

I did have one very brief meeting on it. But people are saying they’re seeing UFOs. Do I believe it? Not particularly. -Trump

3 World War I Cross Memorial Protected by Supreme Court

A WWI cross has been under attack by atheists for months. Some of the protestors include members of the American Humanist Association, which is also home to anti-theists. Finally, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of keeping the cross-shaped monument where it currently stands.