Conservatives Abhor Political Violence

Law enforcement officers take position as a building burns during nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd in Los Angeles, Calif., May 30, 2020. (Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters)
Arson, riots, looting, and killing are not the path forward to lasting reforms.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE ‘A n eye for an eye makes the whole world blind,” said Gandhi, whose philosophy of peace helped shape the American civil-rights movement that changed the world. But the video footage now emerging from the riots across the country shows anarchy and carnage: beatings, fires, the smashing up of private property. Above all, death: In addition to the initial brutal incident in which George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, a 77-year-old retired police captain named David Dorn (who happened to be black) was killed by looters. He lay on the sidewalk and bled to death — all

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