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The powerful US Attorney insists he’s not interested—but even if he changes his mind, recent legal setbacks may foil his chances.
The man in the middle raised concerns about overturning millennia of tradition, but he also emphasized the dignity legal marriage confers to same-sex couples.
The emotional distance between Freddie Gray’s moving funeral and the chaos that followed isn’t as wide as it may seem.
The MacArthur Foundation’s $75 million pledge shows that political momentum is clearly on the side of reform.
Washington’s ‘assassination policy’ has been very effective... at increasing drug trafficking and promoting terrorism.
The death of Freddie Gray in police custody has sparked outrage over the conduct of the Baltimore Police Department.
Since age 12, Cadeem Gibbs has struggled to reconcile his desire to learn with his incarceration.
Local advocates are poised to win a campaign for justice that’s broader than individual civil suits can offer.
Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.
A win for LGBT advocates would be historic, but uncertainty over religious exemptions and the status of domestic partnerships and civil unions remains.