by Alice Ollstein Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
"If you have a situation like we had in Paris, you don’t want a cop to show up with a flashlight and a baton," he said.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
D.C. has one of the highest arrest rates for marijuana possession in the country.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on January 22, 2015
The problem with Loretta Lynch is that she's never held a rifle over her head and yelled out "from my cold dead hands."
The "more guns, less crime" debate continues.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on January 21, 2015
“To enter the United States from the border with Mexico would be a beautiful gesture of brotherhood and support for immigrants,” Pope Francis said.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on January 21, 2015
Given the Roberts Court’s general skepticism towards civil rights claims, the future of federal fair housing law is probably going to look very bleak for victims of discrimination.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee & Alice Ollstein Posted on January 20, 2015
The official Republican Party and Tea Party responses alternatively ignored and attacked the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015
Since criminal justice reform eliminated New York City's mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2009, there has been a significant drop in racial disparities in drug sentencing, in addition to a lower rate of recidivism across the five boroughs.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015 Updated: January 21, 2015
"“At a policy level, commitment means every one of your liberties is taken away."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on January 20, 2015 Updated: January 20, 2015