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White Supremacists Encourage Each Other to Infect Jews and Cops with Coronavirus, FBI Says

Law enforcement have expressed concerns that violent extremists in the U.S. and abroad will try to use the coronavirus pandemic to terrorize Americans.

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Even a Pandemic Can’t Stop the Trump Justice Department From Attacking Trans Rights

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference allows transgender athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify. Attorney General William Barr disagrees with the legality of that policy.

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Colorado Becomes 22nd State to Abolish Death Penalty

Colorado’s action is part of a gradual national trend to move away from capital punishment.

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New Jersey Will Release 1,000 Inmates in Sweeping Effort to Combat Coronavirus in Jails

Other states and counties are making similar decisions to release certain inmates, indicating a growing acknowledgement that prisons and jails are a petri dish for the coronavirus to spread.

Specialist Colby Chiverton, of the California National Guard stacks boxes of food supplies to be sent out from the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 21, 2020. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
Trump Activated the National Guard to Fight Coronavirus. Here’s What That Means.

The White House stressed that the deployments do not mean the implementation of martial law.

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While You Were Focusing on Coronavirus Charges in the 2016 Russian Interference Case Were Dropped

The trial against two Russian companies was scheduled for April 6, but federal prosecutors requested the charges be dismissed, indicating some of the evidence would threaten U.S. intelligence.

Coronavirus cases have caused an increase in gun sales
Americans Are Hoarding Guns in States With High Coronavirus Cases

The surge is also notable in other places, especially among first-time gun buyers.