Loopholes and Missing Data: The Gaps in the Gun Background Check System

The bipartisan gun control bill being hashed out in the Senate this weekend leans heavily on…

Ohio Makes It Easier for Teachers to Carry Guns at School

Teachers and other school employees in Ohio will be able to carry firearms into school with…

Big City Mayors, Furious About Mass Shootings, Fear Sweeping Gun Limits Are Out of Reach

“It gets really, really frustrating in areas like this where a mayor does not have the…

How Overturning Roe Could Backfire for Republicans

ATLANTA — For months, Republicans have been poised to make inroads in the diverse and economically…

Where Does the Anti-Abortion Movement Go After Roe?

“We are prepared to not only create a legal landscape to protect life at the federal…

Texas Governor Ready to Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children

Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for many public benefits. And Texas offers fewer than most states. Edna…

Oklahoma Legislature Passes 6-Week Abortion Ban Modeled on Texas Law

The Oklahoma Legislature approved a bill on Thursday prohibiting abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy,…

For Alabama’s Only Gay Lawmaker, a Political Defeat Was Deeply Personal

Born and raised in Birmingham, he first came out as gay in 1998. His early teens…

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Ban on Medical Care for Transgender Youth

Alabama lawmakers voted on Thursday to criminalize medical care for transgender young people who are transitioning,…

Flurry of New Laws Move Blue and Red States Further Apart

SACRAMENTO — After the governor of Texas ordered state agencies to investigate parents for child abuse…

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