Although immigrants and other people of color are the ones who mostly bear the brunt of climate change, one anti-immigration organization is using Earth Day to blame immigrants for ruining California's environment.
One year after Congress failed to pass a background check bill that 90 percent of Americans supported, groups to combat the National Rifle Association are pledging to take the gun lobby head on like never before.
Connecticut sent a transgender teenager to an adult prison despite no charges against her. The state's Department of Children and Families has stated that she demonstrated a pattern of violence, but she has also been a victim of repeated sexual abuse under the department's custody.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
Years after his sentencing, Ceasar Huerta Cantu discovered "on a lark" that he had been over-sentenced because of a clerical error. But a judge ruled that a statute of limitations meant he had to stay in prison.
Among those denied the right to vote were individuals improperly included on the list of felons who cannot vote, and former felons whose names had not been removed from the list even though they had their voting rights restored.