Red flags laws may prevent gun violence as well as suicides, but they also introduce civil rights concerns that will likely lead to court challenges.
The widespread adoption of surveillance-based business practices by tech giants Amazon, Google, and Facebook poses an existential threat to a democratic capitalist society.
With gun violence on the rise for the first time since the 1990s, active shooter drills are becoming a “normal” part of the school day. Here’s what kids are being taught and why.
Threats to accessing government information, intrusive surveillance of citizens, and a weakened news industry create a somber event.
In the US, one in six women will become a victim of sexual assault in her lifetime. For women in Native American communities, that likelihood doubles.
The US has dropped out of the list of the world’s 20 least corrupt countries.
Stoking fears of voter fraud, the Texas secretary of state issued an advisory that asks local election officials to investigate noncitizen voters. Except it turns out that the claims are vastly overblown.
This thing you may not have heard about could just be what saves humanity from extinction.
Facebook users 65 and older shared the majority of fake news during the 2016 election, a new study found. The results were consistent for all baby boomers regardless of political ideology.
Journalist David Talbot talks about a new effort, joined by the Kennedy and King families as well as many others, to have Congress reopen assassination probes.
On the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a group of more than 60 prominent American citizens is calling upon Congress to reopen the investigations into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
A world-renowned psychologist talks about the collective trauma we are all suffering as a result of modern political manipulation.
A provocative essay by a noted civil rights attorney on the dangers of censorship, and why he believes that “the only defense against a bad guy’s hate speech is a good guy’s counter-speech.” OPINION
Federal agencies had already been reeling from the Trump administration’s disdain for regulation. The shutdown adds insult to injury — and puts Americans at risk.
There is a recognized process for documenting the medical evidence of rape. When followed correctly, it often leads to a criminal conviction. Unfortunately not enough hospitals have nurses trained to do it. Will Congress act?
President Donald Trump’s disdain for rules and his anticipated emergency power grab is leaving some Democrats giddy with visions of what a future president could do for their cherished causes. That’s a mistake, both legally and morally. OPINION
Passage of Amendment 4 restored voting rights to more than a million Floridians, but advocates of election integrity want to see more accountability from election administrators in the Sunshine State before 2020.
Orthodox religious politics are often Byzantine. Yet the earthly repercussions of the split between the Ukrainian and Russian churches could be severe.
A corporation’s board of directors is elected by its shareholders, presumably with company profit and higher share value in mind. But what if the employees had some say about who sits at the table?
The venerable League of Women Voters has seen a surge in members and resources since the 2016 election. Nearly 100 years after its founding, the League has become a major player in the fight against voter suppression.