Not from The Onion: Portland Police purge gang database because not enough white people on it

The fantasy that without discrimination, every demographic slice of the nation would be proportionately represented in every aspect of human endeavor – good and bad – has become official dogma in much of government.  The end result is often tragic.  Let's hope this step by the Portland Police Bureau does not end up allowing gangs more leeway to inflict harm on others. Will Racke of The Daily Caller writes: Portland police will no longer maintain a database of suspected gang members, due to concerns that the vast majority of people with the gang label are racial minorities. Starting Oct. 15, the Portland Police Bureau will end the 20-year practice of issuing gang member designations, which police say can lead to "unintended consequences" and a lifelong stigma even for those who have given up the gang lifestyle. Officials intend to notify the approximately 300 people on the gang list that the bureau will purge all records related...(Read Full Post)