Spotlight: Fentanyl taking greater toll

By M.D, Kittle

MADISON — Wisconsin hit another deadly record in 2021, with more than 1,400 people dying of opioid overdoses.

The latest data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services underscore an epidemic that has been fueled in large part by President Biden’s porous border policies. Record levels of fentanyl are entering the U.S. through Mexico, leaving a wake of destruction.

According to DHS, there were 1,427 opioid-related deaths last year in the Badger State, a 16 percent increase over 2020, and a 70 percent jump in deaths from 2018.

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