by Nicole Flatow Posted on July 29, 2014
Three senators who voted against the popular background check expansion are the target of the ad. And gun groups are betting constituent could sway them to vote for key domestic violence protections.
Florida's "physician gag rule" could have major implications as policymakers seek to address gun violence as a public health issue.
by Josh Israel Posted on July 28, 2014
Shaneen Allen is being charged under New Jersey's Graves Act, which eliminates judge's discretion.
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by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 28, 2014
Immigration officials insisted, "we don't detain pregnant women," but a new investigation found hundreds of pregnant detainees.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 28, 2014
Even the most grotesque of jobs can be appealing in order to escape crushing debt and poverty.
by Scott Keyes Posted on July 28, 2014
Cities across the country are passing new ordinances to crack down on homeless people sleeping in the only shelter many of them have: their vehicle.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 28, 2014
Texas lawmakers are expressing sympathy for migrant children. But for many, their rhetoric isn't reflected in reform proposals.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 27, 2014 Updated: July 28, 2014
A fake news site is spreading a false story that Michele Bachmann is calling for "Americanization Facilities" for migrant children.
by Zack Ford Posted on July 27, 2014
Conservative columnist George Will wants to welcome the unaccompanied minors from Central America and help them become U.S. citizens.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 25, 2014
The bill could affect 5.5 million children and their families.