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After election day victories in Colorado and Washington, marijuana legalization activists are gearing up for more.
Democrats like Joe Biden were responsible for some of the worst laws behind mass incarceration. Whatever our response to gun violence, a new war on crime is not the answer.
Against the backdrop of record deportations, undocumented activists outline what it would take to make immigration reform both comprehensive and meaningful.
There are many measures the president could take to restore civil liberties—if he wanted to.
The Justice Department has been ruthless in targeting those who bring hidden information into the public realm.
Will Obama's order to increase "school resource officers" funnel more of our students through the school-to-prison pipeline?
Let's face the truth: anyone with a gun can be a "bad guy." What we need is fewer guns, period.
The Roberts Court has shifted away from the very collective values and ideas that will be necessary to enact—and uphold—crucial policies on guns and mental health.
After taking some hits, the movement for abortion rights is pushing back—and has some new tricks up its sleeve.
The Pentagon is intent on pursuing its own global version of the Second Amendment.
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