Police violence is a pervasive issue across the country that has led to harassment, injuries, and deaths. Racial discrimination and excessive force disproportionately impact communities of color, which often have [...]
While many might assume that racial housing segregation is a thing of the past, predatory practices by landlords keep it alive in communities across the country. Landlords commonly use “no-evictions” [...]
Earlier this month, a federal grand jury indicted Culpeper County, Virginia Sheriff Scott Jenkins for allegedly taking cash bribes and large campaign donations in exchange for appointing people “auxiliary deputy [...]
Under a landmark court ruling issued this week, Illinois will become the first state in the nation to abolish cash bail. The state supreme court upheld the Illinois Pretrial Fairness [...]
Last year’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade proved to be a major galvanizing moment for people who support abortion rights in communities across the country as bans began to go [...]
At the end of its term, the Supreme Court upended established equal protection law with its decision in SFFA v. Harvard and SFFA v. UNC, effectively eliminating the use of [...]
Last month, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Haaland v. Brackeen, delivering a landmark victory for tribal sovereignty, Native children, Native families, and the future of Native people. In [...]
A panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has accepted a request by Tennessee’s attorney general to lift an injunction issued by a lower court blocking enforcement of the state’s ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth. The law, originally set to take effect on July 1, will now take effect immediately.
A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a Tennessee law banning best practice medical care for trans youth up to age 18 while several families’ legal challenge against the law proceeds in court.
In this issue: “2023 Legislative Review,” “Police Reform & the Killing of Tyre Nichols,” “Protecting Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth,” and “Welcoming New Policy Director, Bryan Davidson."