Knox And Anderson County Overdoses Greatly Increased In 2021

According To The 2021 Drug-Related Death Report For Knox And Anderson Counties, Produced By The Knox County Regional Forensic Center, The Number Of Overdose Deaths In Knox County Increased By 29% And By 67% In Anderson County Last Year. These Percentages Are On Top Of A 41% Increase In Knox County In 2020 And A 81% Increase In Anderson County The Same Year.

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Illegal Immigration Surge Helped Fuel U.S. Drug Overdose Spike

Drug Overdoses Spiked Last Year Alongside A Significant Rise In Illegal Immigration, Raising Questions About How The Increased Traffic At The Border Could Be Leading To More Drug Deaths.

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Democrats Can’t Hide From Their Record On Defund The Police

In January, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Mocked Those Concerned About Crime, Laughing And Flippantly Asking “Soft On Crime Consequences…What Does That Even Mean?” For Tennesseans, It Means 346 Homicides In Memphis Last Year Alone, The Deadliest Year On Record For Drug Overdoses In Nashville At 712 Reported Overdoses, And More Lives At Risk From Senseless Violence.

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How Illegal Immigrant Surge Fuels Massive American OD’s From Fentanyl

Frustrated Border Agents And Their Union Have Been Calling On Congress To Send Reinforcements. But Help Is Not On The Way. The Administration’s Upcoming Budget Request Doesn’t Include Funding For More Customs And Border Protection Agents.

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Report Highlights Mental Health Issues, Available Funds In Tennessee

A New Sycamore Institute Report Shows Mental Health Issues And Drug Overdoses Had Increased In Tennessee Before The Covid-19 Pandemic, And Those Issues Have Multiplied Over The Past 20 Months.

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