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Bork was denied a seat on the Supreme Court because he was a right-wing zealot, not because of campaign of liberal lies.
Our civil rights discourse must address the ways our institutions systemically oppress certain communities.
A massive recent spike in gun sales has boosted Walmart’s flagging profits, making it the top seller of firearms and ammunition nationwide.
We have the ability to prevent another mass shooting. But do we have the will?
It's still unclear what motivated the Newtown shooter, but the small towns where such deadly outbursts tend to occur have some things in common.
When The New York Times first revealed the NSA was wiretapping Americans without a warrant in 2005, it was a scandal. But the government continues to spy with impunity—and what was once illegal has become the law.
In crafting laws after the horrifying killings in Connecticut, it’s crucial that we recognize our own collective trauma before we rush to act.
For the gun lobby, Newtown was evidence that more guns are necessary.
High-powered weapons you can buy with your groceries.
Three hundred million firearms are already in circulation in the United States. We need gun control solutions that deal with that reality.